KAZU Local
9:29 am
Tue January 16, 2007

Aquarium lets its second great white shark go

Monterey, CA – The Monterey Bay Aquarium bid farewell to its most popular guest Tuesday. The young, male great white shark spent the last four and a half months on display. But it grew 9 inches and about 70 pounds during that time. At 6-foot-5, 171 pounds, the shark was simply too big for captivity - rubbing its snout on the walls - so the aquarium had to let it go. KAZU's Ben Adler spoke with aquarium curator Christina Slager.