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Fintastic Whale Shark Facts

by Michael Rogers
Fintastic Whale Shark Facts

Size Does Not Matter A whale shark can be massive in size, comparable to a whale, hence the name, whale shark. The largest confirmed, and recorded measurements of a whale shark are, 12.65 m (41.5 ft), and 21.5 t (47,000 lbs). These numbers do not do the massive size justice. This length can be compared […]

Similarities And Differences Between The Whale Shark And The Whale

by Michael Rogers
Similarities And Differences Between The Whale Shark And The Whale

By now you know that there are over 470 species of sharks in the world, not counting those that we might have not even discovered yet. When it comes to whales, though there are not as many species, they still boast a plentiful variety that range from aggressive to rather timid. In recent years, some […]

Whale Shark Habitat

The whale shark is one of the most graceful and largest creatures around the world. Their skin has a pale yellow marking of stripes and dots on a dark gray background. Each one of them has their own unique pattern, just like each human having their own unique set of fingerprints. However, demand for their […]

Whale Shark Facts

The whale shark possesses many special qualities that help them stand out as one of the most unique creatures on Earth. Worldwide, whale sharks are present in the waters of over 100 countries, most of which are tropical and warm temperate seas. Areas that are most commonly associated with these creatures are Mexico, Belize, Japan, […]

Whale Shark Weight

The whale shark is one of the most marvelous and interesting creatures to roam Earth’s waters. They are generally found in tropical climates, where the water is warm and comfortable for them. They are rarely found in any waters that are below 72º F (22º C). Modeling has suggested that their lifespan lasts about 70 […]

Whale Shark Diet

Whale Shark Migration Secrets

There are so many wondrous creatures inhabiting our world. Each creature is precious and unique in its own way; playing a pivotal role in the food chain and overall structure of Earth. Some are plant eaters, some are meat-eaters, and some eat both. Probably one of the most fascinating creatures in the animal kingdom has […]

Fascinating Whale Sharks Facts

by Michael Rogers
Swimming With Whale Sharks

Whale sharks are the largest known living species of shark, growing up to 41.5 feet in length and weighing up to 30 tons. These gentle giants are docile filter fish feed on plankton. Whale sharks are amazing creatures, here are some fascinating whale shark facts.

Whale Shark Migration and Travel – How They Do It

by Michael Rogers
Swimming With Whale Sharks

As the largest fish in the sea, the magnificent and gentle whale shark can reach lengths of 41.5 feet or more and weigh up to 20 tons. Whale sharks are the biggest living fish, but their elusive nature makes it almost impossible for scientists to learn more about their migration patterns and reproductive habits. Mysterious […]

Is it Safe to Swim With Whale Sharks?

by Michael Rogers
Swimming With Whale Sharks

Whale sharks are known as “gentle giants” because… well, because they’re gentle, and they’re giant! The largest fish in the sea, whale sharks certainly don’t look harmless, considering they can grow as long as 40 feet and weigh as much 20 tons, not to mention the fact that they have over 3,000 teeth in their […]

Whale Shark Migration Mysteries Revealed

by Michael Rogers
Fun And Safe Shark Facts

The amazing and mysterious whale sharks are the world’s largest fish and referred to as the “gentle giants” of the ocean. Neither the scientists who study this immense fish or other researchers have ever witnessed one of these creatures giving birth. A recent nine-year study has revealed information providing researchers with a greater understanding of […]