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Watch: Thousands Of Sharks Off Florida Shore

Local stations in Florida ran an astounding video of thousands of sharks congregating just off the coast of Boca Raton, Fla. They were spotted from the air by a news chopper in an area known as "shark ledge." Local station WPTV reports it's a "a popular diving spot known for its population of Caribbean reef sharks and other sea life."

The Today Show has the images:

In the video, a shark biologist explains this is the time of year when sharks migrate to warmer waters and they tend to hug the coast when doing so. Even if you were in the water, he said, the sharks would likely leave you alone.

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