Whale Shark Animal Pictures

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Male Whale Shark at Georgia Aquarium
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Male Whale Shark at Georgia Aquarium

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Whale shark at Osaka Aquarium
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Whale shark at Osaka Aquarium

Whale Shark swimming
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Whale shark with cleaning fish
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Whale shark with cleaning fish

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Whale shark dorsal fins
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Whale Shark off Tofo Beach, Mozambique
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Whale Shark off Tofo Beach, Mozambique

What Do Whale Sharks Eat
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What Do Whale Sharks Eat - Copepods
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A microscope's view of copepods

Baby Whale Shark - Black and White
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Baby Whale Shark - Whale shark with remoras
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Baby Whale Shark - Juvenile Swimming the Ocean
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Baby Whale Shark - Baby Whale Shark on Black Background
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What do Whale Sharks Eat - Whale Shark Filter Feeding
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Animals That Live in Coral Reefs: Whale Sharks

Animals That Live in Coral Reefs: Whale Sharks
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Whale sharks are filter feeders and can neither bite nor chew. They can process more than 6,000 liters of water an hour through their gills.

Heaviest Animals: Plankton Feeding Sharks

Heaviest Animals: Plankton Feeding Sharks
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A large Whale Shark swimming in shallow water over a tropical coral reef. Each whale shark has its own unique pattern of spots, much like human fingerprints.

Biggest Shark: Whale Shark

Biggest Shark: Whale Shark
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A whale shark swimming near an underwater reef. Each whale shark has its own unique pattern of spots, much like human fingerprints.

Biggest Fish: Whale Shark

Biggest Fish: Whale Shark
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Each whale shark has its own unique pattern of spots, much like human fingerprints. A whale shark's mouth is about 5 feet wide (1.5 m). They have rows of over 300 teeth, but as filter feeders, they do not use these teeth to eat.

Biggest Fish in the World: Whale Shark
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