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Rare Whale Shark Photographed Off Gold Coast

Animals  (tags: australia, marine wildlife, shark, whale shark, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection )

- 3408 days ago -
A WHALE shark has been photographed off the Gold Coast _ the first time in 30 years one of the gentle giants has been seen in southeast Queensland waters. Local fishermen Mark Pease and James Bowden were about to head home when the 6m shark surfaced by

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Patricia McCaskill (139)
Tuesday January 20, 2009, 3:37 pm
Whale sharks are amazing and HUGE. (gentle giants) Thanks Jacquelin.

Simone Duffin (1462)
Wednesday January 21, 2009, 6:17 am
Beautiful. Thank you Jacqueline. Very awesome he is in australian waters too.

catherine g (120)
Wednesday January 21, 2009, 6:35 am
what a beautiful creature, he has his little pilot fish friend too! ~

why did they kill his cobia friend? is that this guy's reward for being friendly? ~

Suzanne P (40)
Wednesday January 21, 2009, 12:12 pm
Amazing! Its great to know they are still around!

Wednesday January 21, 2009, 2:47 pm
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