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Hundreds of sharks spotted at Australia beach

September 3, 2010 12:00:00 AM PDT
Lifeguards in Australia are on alert after a massive school of sharks was spotted. Hundreds of sharks were feeding off large schools of baitfish and tuna, just north of Teewah Beach, a popular tourist spot.

Most of the sharks are small, but several large sharks about 15 feet long were also seen in the area.

They are believed to be tiger sharks.

Although the sharks were feeding at a secluded stretch of beach, fishermen in the area stayed out of the water.