SINGER ISLAND, Fla. - A hammerhead shark was spotted off the coast of Singer Island Tuesday.
Shark sightings are not that unusual, but this one glided into shallow waters very close to the shore.
The shark was rather large in girth causing some to speculate it's a pregnant female. According to NationalGeographic.com The great hammerhead is the largest of the nine identified species of this shark and can grow up to 20 feet in length and weigh up to 1,000 pounds.
The website notes that most hammerhead species are fairly small and are considered harmless to humans. However, the great hammerhead's enormous size and fierceness make it potentially dangerous, though few attacks have been recorded.
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