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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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How small is a whale shark when they are born?

At birth, whale sharks are quite small. The whale sharks give birth to live young which are 40 to 60 centimetres.

Do female whale sharks give birth to live pups?

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What are whale sharks family?

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