Sharks caught on camera swimming just feet from shore in Cocoa Beach

Posted at 6:26 AM, Jul 23, 2019
and last updated 2019-07-23 07:37:10-04

COCOA BEACH, Fla. — A family vacationing in Central Florida captured the moments a couple of sharks were seen swimming in very shallow waters.

Karen Thomas and her family were vacationing on Cocoa Beach Saturday when they spotted the sharks.

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Thomas said the first sighting was around 10 a.m. and the second was around 4 p.m.

In the videos, a shark can be seen swimming in the surf, just inches from the shore.

Thomas said she's been coming to Cocoa Beach for 30 years and said she's never seen a shark this close to shore.

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