Thursday, December 22, 2016

Fact of the Day: Plankton Eater

The world's largest fish (and also shark) the whale shark does not need to be feared by humans like a tiger shark or a great white shark. They mainly feed on plankton which are an extremely tiny species of sea-creatures. 

10 comments:

Margaret D said...

so many types of shark it's often hard to know in a split second which are good, which are man eaters.

Bob Bushell said...

Nice!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

Anna-Alina said...

It looks so pretty, never seen this one before...probably.

Christine said...

It is beautiful!

Pat Hatt said...

Must have to eat a lot of those suckers to get full

Martha said...

It's so beautiful!

Lowcarb team member said...

Great picture, and thanks for the info !

All the best Jan

stephen Hayes said...

Magnificent creatures. They look formidable but as you say really aren't.

Huggybear said...

Quite harmless and found in plentiful numbers off the Western (Indian Ocean) side of Australia.
Tour boats take tourists out to watch them and in some cases for the "braver" tourists to actually swim with them.
Colin

Fundy Blue said...

This is one animal I would love to see for real!