I Photographed The Beauty Of Giant Whale Sharks
Whale sharks are beautiful creatures, so there is nothing hard to understand that a lot of people would like to meet them. They are called gentle giant, on the purpose, it is even possible to swim with them, priceless impressions.
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But if we are talking about price, how much is worth life of this speces? Aren’t they in some places used too much – whales health and our trust – abused for easy money? When I planned my trip to Phillippines, I really wanted to meet those huge fishes, Oslob was well known, but I heard a lot of controversial stuff about this place. I started to search for some new information and it appeared that they made some changes and it works there – supposedly – as it should now, I decided to check it.
Whale sharks on Oslob – how does it really look like?
More info: the-ollie.com
The whale shark is a slow-moving filter-feeding shark.
Whale shark is the largest known extant fish species.
Whale shark is found in open waters of the tropical oceans and is rarely found in water below 22°C.
They feed almost exclusively on plankton and are completely harmless to humans.
Can weight of about 21 tons.
Could be 12 m long!
The largest confirmed individual had a length of 12.65 meters.
Modeling suggests a lifespan of about 70 years.
I was mesmerized!
The meeting is something hard to describe, something I will remember forever!