5 Fin-credible Facts About Whale Sharks - Ocean Conservancy
Whale sharks are one of my favorite marine species. They are some of the most majestic and beautiful creatures in the sea. And while our team at Ocean Conservancy celebrates these gorgeous animals on a regular basis, I’m happy to bring you some fin-credible facts just in time for #InternationalWhaleSharkDay!
The Whale Shark Rhinodon typicus now called Rhincodon typus Drawing from “Illustrations of the zoology of South Africa, consisting chiefly of figures and descriptions of the objects of natural history collected during an expedition into the interior of South Africa, in the years 1834, 1835, and 1836” by Andrew Smith