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Living with wildlife, Part 2

Great White Sharks Massachusetts
Phil Marcelo/AP
FILE - A shark is seen swimming across a sand bar on Aug. 13, 2021, from a shark watch with Dragonfly Sportfishing charters, off the Massachusetts' coast of Cape Cod. Megan Winton, of the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy, said Wednesday, June 29, 2022, that July is when white sharks appear in earnest, with sightings peaking from August through October. (AP Photo/Phil Marcelo, File)

Last week we began a conversation about living with wildlife in our local region.  We talked about bears and bobcats.  Now we finish that conversation with urban wildlife, invasive species — plants to be precise — and sharks along the shores of Long Island.


  • Captain Greg Metzger, the chief field coordinator of the Shark Research and Education Program at the South Fork Natural History Museum and Nature Center
  • John Griffin, senior director of urban wildlife programs at the Humane Society of the US
  • Professor Jessica Gurevitch, an ecologist at the Department of Ecology and Evolution at Stony Brook University

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