KEOKUK, IA - Great White Sharks Found In Mississippi River

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KEOKUK,  IA - Great White Sharks Found In Mississippi River

While it is not entirely impossible, it is incredibly uncommon for salt water dwelling creatures to stay for lengthy periods of time in fresh water. However, two Great White Sharks have managed to survive the trip and make their way up the Mississippi River somehow. Believed to have started as a mating couple, the two are assumed to have swam the 920 mile journey from the mouth of the Mississippi River that is connected to the Gulf Of Mexico. Officials in Keokuk have contacted the Iowa Department of Natural Resources and will likely have a team in the river soon to capture the two lost sharks.