While the Cape is home to a diverse selection of wildlife and marine life, one particular resident making its home along the Cape is fueling an onslaught of certain types of visitors to the region. While the gray seal may amuse people hoping to catch a glimpse or a photograph, its emergence has also drawn in great white sharks to the shores of Cape Cod.
Great white sharks love to feast on gray seals, especially when they mature to around nine to ten feet. By this time, they’ve given up on simply supplementing their diet with fish and need something larger and more filling to sustain them. Great whites need to feast on the seals’ blubber to get the fat they need to survive.
As for the seals, they can be quite massive, weighing up to an impressive 680