Beached Whale Shark

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Sep. 23, 2009

Shark Week 2009 campers built a 40 ft. scale model of a whale shark on Buttonwood beach! Sisbro Studios filmed the process and created this time-lapse sequence. Whale sharks are the largest fish in the ocean, with some adults growing up to 50 feet. Despite their large size, they are gentle filter feeders that consume some of the smallest organisms in the ocean. It is nearly impossible to be killed by a whale shark, but even more predatory species of sharks are unlikely to bother humans. You ...

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