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Great White Shark Spotted Outside Dana Point Harbor

Great white shark about three miles outside Dana Point Harbor, spotted less than an hour ago. Sighting and photo credit go to Dana Wharf Whale Watching:

image credit: Dana Wharf Whale Watching


Meanwhile, Don Juan Ortega is rethinking his plans to go stand-up paddle boarding this afternoon.