KHOBAR CREEK (PAKISTAN)- Pakistani fishermen who caught a juvenile whale shark have successfully released it without any injury in the offshore waters of the country. They struggled for an hour to safely release the shark The coast of Pakistan is considered to be an important breeding and basking ground forContinue Reading

GUJARAT (INDIA)- Through the SharkNewz Daily I stumbled upon this shocking video on the slaughter of whale sharks off the Indian coast. It is a shortened version of the award-winning film ‘Shores of Silence’. This film moved the government of India into bringing in legislation and banning the killing of theContinue Reading

CANCUN (MEXICO)- Swimming with whale sharks has become so popular worldwide that scientists, environmentalists and even ecotourism operators are calling for new limits on human contact. The world’s biggest fish is a solitary creature but occasionally gathers in large groups, or aggregations, to feast on everything from plankton to fishContinue Reading

OSLOB (PHILIPPINES)- Never seen before. Impressive photos at Daily Mail of Philippine fisherman handfeeding giant whale sharks. Photographer Shawn Heinrich was told about the feeding phenomenon by a local park ranger and decided to pay them a visit and said he was ‘stunned’ by what he witnessed. He said: ‘This isContinue Reading