Great white shark Mary Lee tracked near Chincoteague

The great white shark Mary Lee tracked near Chincoteague today. This photo is of her tagging on Sept. 17, 2012.
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A 3,456-pound female great white shark named Mary Lee is celebrating Cinco de Mayo near the Maryland-Virginia line.

The shark, which is being tracked by OCEARCH, emitted a signal or "pinged" off of Assateague Island at 5:20 a.m. Tuesday. She pinged again in or near Chincoteague Bay at 8:12 a.m.

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According to the OCEARCH site, Mary Lee has been off the southern tip of Assateague, near Chincoteague National Wildlife Refuge, since Sunday morning. Mary Lee also pinged off Ocean City April 30.

Here are a few quick facts about Mary Lee from OCEARCH, a non-profit group that researches great white sharks and other large apex predators.

•Mary Lee was tagged with a tracker off Cape Cod Sept. 17, 2012.

•She is 16 feet long.

•In the past 24 hours, she has traveled 82.5 miles off the coast of Delmarva.

•In the past 72 hours, she has traveled 165.5 miles.

•Since she was tagged in 2012, she has traveled 19,365 miles from Florida to Nova Scotia.

•She was named after a researcher's mother, after he described the shark as "Truly the most historic and legendary fish I have ever been a part of."

Click here if you want to track her.