Photos capture shark tearing into a seal off Nauset Beach

“This is another reminder that October is a peak month for white shark activity off Cape Cod.”

Cape Cod’s shark season isn’t over yet. 

Photos capturing a great white chomping on a seal off the north side of Nauset Beach over the weekend should serve as a warning that the ocean predators are still present off the Massachusetts coast, the Atlantic White Shark Conservancy said Tuesday. 

“This is another reminder that October is a peak month for white shark activity off Cape Cod,” the nonprofit said. 

Photographer Nick Haveran snapped the moment, which he estimated happened less than 50 yards offshore, around 1:30 on Saturday. 

Haveran wrote on Instagram that he was walking on the north end of the beach when he took the photos.

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“Actually happened behind me, and probably the only way I ended up catching this was hearing someone yell ‘SHARK!’” the photographer wrote. “Lucky for me, I thought to bring my trusty Tamron 150-600mm with me. A sight I won’t soon forget.”

The season for peak shark activity off the Cape runs from August through October