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post #1 of 6 Old 06-30-2009, 12:49 AM Thread Starter
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whale sharks omg!

dude, i know this is suppose to be the biggest fish in the world, but holy bejeebus! they're so much bigger than i thought.

It is suppose to feed like a whale as well, only eats krill and stuff, so it won't eat me, thank God.

Hmmm.....would a whale shark mind if I rode on it? that would be awesome, like horsy . Then again, I wouldn't want to hurt the big guy
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post #2 of 6 Old 06-30-2009, 03:26 AM
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I hope your not trolling ;)


Yeah they are amazing, there is a lot of them off the west coast of Aus, some people have been lucky enough to snorkel with them.

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post #3 of 6 Old 07-03-2009, 12:42 PM
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They also frequent the waters off Costa Rica. When I was vacationing down there I really wanted to go diving and hopefully see one but the B/F doesn't dive and I couldn't find a dive buddy. Next time!

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post #4 of 6 Old 07-03-2009, 06:44 PM
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or if you are rich enough you can go to atlantis hotel in dubai and see their baby whale shark in their massive aquarium.( still not big enough though realistically)
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post #5 of 6 Old 07-04-2009, 11:57 AM
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yeah! you can see whale sharks here in Costa Rica, i see one of those beutifull animals, in Playa Grande, Guanacaste.... you also can se huge stingrays!! jejeje YOU AL BE WELCOME IN COSTA RICA!!! 8)
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post #6 of 6 Old 07-06-2009, 12:30 PM
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Whale sharks can be found off of Florida as well close to the reefs. They are usually gentle enough to grab onto the dorsal fin and go for a ride. I have never tried to straddle one horse style though. Just held on to the dorsal fin.
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