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English boaters spot rare shark off coastline

A man-eating shark is feared to be prowling the waters off West Cornwall, England, after two separate sightings of the predator considered the most dangerous of its species.

The vicious shark, believed to be an oceanic whitetip, was spotted by the occupants of two mackerel fishing boats a mile off the holiday hotspot of St Ives.

If confirmed, it would mark the first time the creature – responsible for more human deaths than all other shark species combined – had strayed into British waters.

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