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Bacteria Killed Stranded Shark in Santa Cruz

A pathogen that eventually caused brain lesions is the reason why a shark became stranded on a Santa Cruz beach and later died last weekend. Animal experts say the pathogen is unlike any kind of bacteria that has been seen in sharks before. The shark on Friday was spotted on a Santa Cruz beach before disappearing. It’s body later reappeared the following day in Capitola.

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