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Great white shark could end up in Europe after swimming the wrong way

great white shark could end up in Europe this summer after taking a wrong turn, scientists have said.

The 17ft female shark has become only the second in history to cross the Atlantic.

The 3,541lb (253 stone) female shark, named Nukumi, usually swims up and down the west coast of America and Canada.

But in an unusual move, the 50-year-old matriarch - the largest ever tagged in the region by scientists monitoring it - took a swerve east, across the Atlantic.

Migratory species like great white sharks rarely cross the Mid-Atlantic Ridge but Nukumi did just that earlier this month.

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