A new study has for the first time explored the extraordinary rate at which the world’s largest fish, the endangered whale shark, can recover from its injuries. The findings reveal that lacerations and abrasions, increasingly caused through collisions with boats, can heal in a matter of weeks and researchers found evidence of partially removed dorsal […]Whale Sharks Show Remarkable Capacity to Recover From Injuries (Physiology) — Uncover reality
By far the most exciting experience that happened to us on the Mafia was watching whale sharks, it was for them that we gave up the popular Zanzibar and came to the little-known and practically deserted Mafia. We dreamed about swimming with sharks for a long time and we were looking for a place where […]Whale sharks on the Mafia Island — We Właściwym Kierunku
Photo – Aquarium of the Pacific. Whale shark added to protected species list The whale shark has been added to the nation’s list of protected species, the Ocean Affairs Council said on Tuesday, adding that offenders face fines and imprisonment. The whale shark, along with the giant oceanic manta ray and the […]
Wildlife encounters with exotic animals like the big five in Africa, mountain gorillas in Rwanda, polar bears in Manitoba, or swimming with whale sharks or dolphins are most likely on everybody’s bucket list. And with good reason. Seeing and getting close to wild animals in their natural habitat is one of the most rewarding and […]
An officer measures a whale shark carcass on Teluk Betung beach.