Philippines whale sharks video

This video says about itself:

1 June 2018

Jonathan travels to Oslob, Cebu, Philippines to swim with wild whale sharks that are actually fed every day for the tourists. We used to joke about “chumming” for an animal that eats mostly plankton, but in Oslob, they are actually doing it, and making thousands of people into shark lovers along the way.

Do you think feeding the whale sharks is OK? Or wrong? Please leave us a comment, but please be polite.

A new scientific study has tracked juvenile whale sharks across the Philippines emphasizing the importance of the archipelago for the species. The study is the most complete tracking study of whale sharks in the country, with satellite tags deployed on different individuals in multiple sites: here.

Already the world’s largest shark species, male whale sharks can swim around the ocean for up to 130 years, according to a recently published study by scientists at Nova Southeastern University’s (NSU) Guy Harvey Research Institute (GHRI) and collaborators from the Maldives Whale Shark Research Programme: here.

Surprise! This shark looks like a male on the outside, but it’s made babies. Bigeye houndsharks found off India’s coast had female reproductive systems, by Yao-Hua Law, 10:00am, July 10, 2018.

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