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There are now two eerie things lurking in the waters off the mid-Atlantic

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If you're not already freaked out that there's a Russian spy ship off the eastern coastline, now there's a gigantic man-eating shark, named Hilton that has been lingering off the Grand Strand coast for a few days, according to OCEARCH.

OCEARCH runs Global Shark Tracker, which shares real-time data on a number of sharks in the ocean. Hilton, a male 12.5 foot shark who weighs over 1,300 pounds, pinged off the coast of Myrtle Beach Thursday morning and has been in the area since March 9.

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"What is it about this area that's so appealing to him?" OCEARCH asked on social media, noting that the shark was first tagged on March 3 further south, near Hilton Head Island.

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Earlier this week, Fox News reported Russian spy ship Viktor Leonov was spotted near Kings Bay, Georgia. The US Navy holds its ballistic missile submarines in that base. It's still in international waters. US waters extend 12 miles off the coast.

First comes spy ship, then comes... shark?

Here is a video with more on Hilton from OCEARCH.

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