Shark leaps aboard research boat

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Off the coast of South Africa, a team of researchers was out studying shark populations when, apparently, a great white shark looked to a do a little studying of its own – breaching the waves and flying aboard the researchers' boat.

"It had been a bit quiet around the boat for a few minutes, and I heard a splash," she said. "And it's a splash that I recognized as usually a shark breaching out of the water. So I turned around to see it, only to see a live shark in mid-air above one of my interns,"

Oceans Research team leader Dorien Schroder told CBS News.

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