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Great White shark washes ashore

2012-09-04 08:07:23 GMT2012-09-04 16:07:23(Beijing Time)  SINA.com

Researchers examine and dissect a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012. The team of researchers estimated the 13 ft shark to weigh around 1,600 lbs. (Photo/Reuters)

Researchers examine and dissect a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012. (Photo/Reuters)

Researchers examine and dissect a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012. (Photo/Reuters)

A researcher dissects a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012. (Photo/Reuters)

Beachgoes take pictures with mobile phones of the fin of a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012. (Photo/Reuters)

A researcher examines and dissects a Great White Shark that washed up on Goosewing Beach in Little Compton, Rhode Island September 1, 2012.(Photo/Reuters)

A massive Great White shark weighing about 1,600 pounds washed up on a New England beach this weekend, on the border of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, prompting officials to close down two nearby beaches.

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