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Published On: Wed, Jul 18th, 2012

VIDEO Whale sharks feeding from fishing nets, caught then freed from nets

Scientists free a whale shark caught in a fishing net in Indonesia’s Cenderawasih Bay.

Conservation International have completed the first expedition to tag whale sharks with radio-frequency identification making them easier to track and film.

Whale sharks swimming into fishing nets has become a problem in the area as the sharks feed directly from the nets, sucking food through the holes. (see video at bottom)

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  1. rod says:

    f***ing cool

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