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New Twitter feed shows sharks' location in the ocean

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We've all heard of "Shark Week," but how about shark tweets.

It's the newest technology being used of the Western Australia coast to track sharks.

Australia's coastlines are know to attract sharks and now by simply following @SLSWA, Surf Life Saving Western Australia, on Twitter you can find out if any sharks are near the shoreline before your next swim or surf.

The scientists attached electronic transmitters to more than 320 sharks and can now track the sharks through the ocean. When they get within a kilometer of shore, the transmitter goes off and sends out an automatic tweet with it's location.

 

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