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Biologists' Whale Study Thwarted by Hungry Sharks

Georgia Wildlife scientists hoped to study a humpback whale found dead off the coast last month, but a pack of sharks had other plans.

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A team of Georgia Wildlife biologists had high hopes to study a 28-foot-long humpback whale carcass discovered off the coast of Cumberland Island last month to determine its cause of death. But before they could learn much, a pack of more than ten sharks devoured the carcass within a few days.