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Whale Sharks

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The largest living species of shark, these gentle giants feed on plankton and can be found all over the world.
Answer No they eat krill small shrimp like creatures. Blue whales dont have any teeth......
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Because it needs to be able to protect its self.It is one of the top hunted sharks in the world.It is called the gentle giant for a reason.
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nonea gigantic shark is not a real "breed" of shark
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The largest fish in the world. They are really, really big sharks that are bluish greyish with White spots. a whale shark is frendly and big and wide it eats lots and lots of plankton to overload its hunger The whale shark is the largest known fish on the planet.the world's largest fish,up to 50 …
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Many people in the olden ages, thought that they were dangerous. Fishermen hunted them down. Today, many people think that we might be seeing one of the last whale sharks.
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The whale shark is a filter feeder. The whale shark's diet consists of plankton, small fishes , and sometimes larger fishes. They feed by opening their mouth wide and swimming around near the surface, therefore, they eat pretty much whatever floats into their mouth as long as they can swallow it.
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wath does whale shark eat
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this is a uestion I think only an scientist or albert Einstein can answer.but if someone knows the anwer pleases please write it down I am desperate for help.thank you.and have a nice day.
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21.5 tons (47,000 lbs)12.65 meters (41.50 ft)
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no Whale Sharks are large fish in the shark family. Whale sharks are actually not whales. Even though they can be as long as almost two buses they are sharks. They can't hurt you like some other sharks can because they don't really have any teeth. What makes them sharks? Well, they breath out of t…
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A whale shark weigh 15 tons!!!! A whale shark can way up to 20 tons and be over 40 ft long.
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Sting ray's Skates and ratfishes
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Yes, the whale shark is a filter feeder. It is one out of three sharks that are filter feeders.
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Whale sharks live in all seas that are tropical or warm-temperate.Generally whale sharks range no further south than South America and no further north than the United States. They prefer warmer waters near the equator. Answer Whale sharks live in warm waters near the equator, both along the coas…
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Of the non-extinct species, the Whale Shark is the largest, exceeding even the Great White Shark, so the answer is Yes. Of the extinct species, the most likely to be the biggest shark is the extinct Megalodon. The Megalodon was about 13 meters long and a single tooth was estimated to be 4 inches l…
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The whale shark fits into its habitat because it is so big that no other animal will bother it. They can also sense where food is.
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By drawing vast amounts of water and pushing it out through its gills, what is left behind is food.
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whale sharks have 3000 little teeth but they do not use many due to their special ways of feeding
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A BABY SHARK IS called a Pup
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Yes, Whale Sharks can see but there eyes are so small compared to there bodies that you can hardly see them,
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Whale Sharks are among one of the largest animals in the world. With an average weight of over 47,000 pounds, they are also over 40 feet long.
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Whale sharks communicate greatly with their body language. They also show aggression as a way of communicating with other sharks and their prey.
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How much whale sharks eat depends on their size. As a general rule, whale sharks eat between 0.5 % and 3% of their body weight at each meal. They have a slow metabolism which means they need two to three days to digest their meal. So, if a fully grown whale shark weighs about 13 tonnes, it might eat…
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Generally speaking, no. They are sluggish, docile fish of tropical waters. They do not even have teeth, to speak of. But they are "wild animals", and are best left alone. Divers pass directly in front of, under and around them regularly, and the whale sharks ignore them.
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Whale sharks do not have ears for hearing. The whale sharks uses its senses to feel vibrations in the water.
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Longer than people live. Whale Sharks live around 150 years. Some live a bit shorter, and some live a bit longer. Male Whale Sharks can't breed until they are 30 years old. Whale Sharks live almost 70 years longer than people, so imagine you're a seventy-five year-old whale shark, an average whale s…
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killer whales are a natural killer but it kills sea lions only and as far as i know there havent been any killer whales attack to any human. whale shark are a gentle creauture and very diffrent then killer whales . there havent been any whale shark attack to human . In my point of view killer whale…
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Whale sharks are omnivores because they eat almost anything!
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blue with white spots
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the great white shark
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no whale sharks do not eat people they eat planktonNo
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Nope. Nothing is.
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Whale Sharks feed on Krill, Shrimps, Small Fish and other small crustaceans. They have up to 300 tiny teeth to eat them with.
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Rhincodon typus
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whale sharks have distinctive white spots in their heads, and blue whale are considerably bigger then. And I think blue sharks are more aggresive than whale sharks . _ The blue whale is the largest mammal on Earth. The underside of its flippers are almost white, while the rest of its body…
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Yes, a whale shark is a fish, like other sharks. It is just larger, in fact the largest true fish in the world today.
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yes so save them!A majority of these sharks are caught before they reach maturity at over 20 years of age. Because of overfishing and their demand as a delicacy in countries like China, Taiwan and much of Southeast Asia, they are considered to be a vulnerable species. So basically yes, Its endangere…
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Whale Sharks are Ovoviviparous meaning they have eggs with hatch inside of them with no placental connection between the mother and the pup , no one has ever witnessed the birth of a whale shark . Yet.
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It is peaceful non dangerous.
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No they are not. They are a type of shark and like other sharks 'breathe' water in through their gill slits snd filter the oxygen out of it. To be a mammal, they would need to breathe air and nurse their young.
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The Whale Shark has no natural preditors. I don't think there are any Well KSMAIL The whale shark may have no natural predators but it has predators, there are 4 main ones Orca ( Killer Whale) Blue Shark Boats Humans In 1999 about 100- 500 whale sharks were living In 2009 about 3,200- 6,000 …
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Adult whale sharks are the largest animals in the ocean that are not of the cetacean family. Cetaceans are marine mammals, humpback whales, dolphins, and other whales. Adult whale sharks on average weigh as much as 9 tons, and grow to be as long as 31.82 ft. The biggest whale shark ever caught was a…
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no, but i think they might almost be extinct!
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swim 3 miles
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the whale shark is the biggest whale shark
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The Whale and Basking Shark feed themselves on plankton and krill.
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yes they have about 3000 little teeth but they don't use them a lot
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No, a blue whale is much larger than a whale shark.
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ten thousand and 376 whale sharks
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whale Sharks live in warm oceans
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About 3 miles an hour!
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blue whale beats whale shark in bigness contest
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You may wonder why this fish is called a whale shark. Scientists have determined that it is a species of shark, because of its skeleton (composed entirely of cartilage), and its tough, leathery, scaleless skin. People called it a whale shark because of its enormous size (like a whale), not because i…
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None. A whale shark (Rhincodon typus) IS a shark subspecies...
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Whale sharks (a type of shark) are bigger than killer whales (actually dolphins). Whale sharks average 25 feet (7.6 m) long, and can weigh up to 15 tons (females bigger than males).Killer whales average 19-22 ft (5.8 to 6.7 m) for males, and 16-19 ft (4.9 to 5.8 m) for females. They can weigh anywhe…
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Yes. It's the worlds biggest fish to be exact, closely followed by the basking shark. (In case you were wondering, yes, a shark is a fish). From the shark expert girl. Obvious it is a shark. There is a clue in the name. From the master of sharks. Nab 99 (the master of sharks), you shouldn't be so …
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Yes, the blue whale is bigger than a whale shark. While whale sharks are about 40 feet in length and weighs in about 40,000~47,000 pounds, the blue whale can be up to 108 feet in length (33 meters) and can weigh in about 396,000 pounds (180 metric tons). Whale sharks are the largest fish, while the…
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the average length for an adult whale shark would be roughly around 13 metres
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The whale shark is mostly only eaten by crabs and lobsters. But kittens and dolphins attack in groups of 10 or more
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Don't really know how "nice" would apply to a Shark. They're not cuddly and sociable. But since they can't eat humans, I assume inability to do severe damage can be seen as "nice".
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They are Sharks, therefore a fish. Very, very big: Plankton eaters.
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yes
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Generally, no.
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No. Whale sharks do not lay eggs. Whale sharks are ovoviviparus, which means the eggs hatch inside the mother, then they are born live.
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Rhincodon typus
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Whale sharks sleep in the bottom of your hot tub. Then when you go in it, they run away. Into the ground. And sometimes they nibble your toes. They taste gross though. They also watch you when you sleep. They laugh. :)
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It looks like a big blue shark. It has a lot of white spots and is a navy blue and has puny teeth.
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a whale shark looks like this its really gray and it haves white spots huge mouths and gills
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Yes
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no thay don
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A whale shark will eventually outswim you, but why bother? They do about 3 mph / 5 Km/h / 3.15 knots. The good news is that they're not interested in people anyway. I'm going OT here... We all know about The great white, (but like unmusty, unhassled elephants) they're usually human-friendly. The …
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a whale shark is a shark and a whale together who moves very slow and it lives in a warm area of the sea with whales and shark and it is very bigger than a whale.
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yes it can be a shark because it is a shark.
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Yes, many whale sharks eat krill.
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The whale shark is not a predator in the same way as other sharks. It feeds on tiny ocean creatures, typically targeting plankton, though it is known to eat other small ocean creatures as well. The amount of food a whale shark consumes depends on the size of this fish, but a large specimen can easil…
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No. Whale sharks are filter feeders. If you're larger than krill and the like, you're safe. The size of their throats, and the teeth they have, they couldn't eat humans even if they tried.
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Yes. The whale shark's diet is extremly vaired, their favourite meal is plankton.They scoop these tiny plants and animals up, along with any small fish that happen to be around, with their colossal gaping mouths while swimming close to the water's surface. The whale shark, like the world's second …
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It swims.
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5,000 ft haha just kiddin i dont know
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There are 100,000 to 200,000 whale sharks left in the wild. Go to WWF for more information!There are thousands of whale sharks in the world. Many of these whale sharks are located in the wild oceans.
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Are whale Sharks gentle ?It depends on if u provoke them to be mean
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Whale sharks are filter feeders, meaning they eat microscopic plankton. Hence, they would not attack and eat a human. They are big enough that they could accidentally injure a human, and if a human provoked them enough, they could kill a human.
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Whale Sharks are Sharks, but big as some whales.
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the sperm whale is bigger than the whale shark because the whale shark is the worlds biggest fish and the sperm whale breaths air. According to Shark and Other Sea Creatures Dictionary. :0)
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The whale shark is the largest fish on the planet, and is a slow moving, filter feeder.
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Animalia
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Whale sharks are not generally dangerous to human beings; in fact, they are friendly and occasionally even give rides to divers. But whale Sharks are still big and strong animals. Like any big and strong animal they could do some damage if they decided to.
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whale sharks do not adapt to their environment
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It is adapted to the water and breathes through its gills.Its body glidesand it lives in the deep waters almost 2,000 feet beneath the surface because of its size.It normally travels alone, so they call it a loner.
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As to your question, no, there are no records of a human ever been killed by a whale shark. There are two records of an attack though. One is a provoked human attack which means that the human was doing something they should have not been doing. And one is a boat attack which means that again, the p…
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The Whale Sharks you adopt are adolescent, which means in 2-4 years game time it will be bigger. I advise you get ready to expand you tank, or release your whale shark into the wild before that time!
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