ARKive: Whale Shark

Image of a whale shark swimming

Did you know that not all sharks are dangerous? Help in the effort in putting an end to urban legends about the threat from all sharks on humans. Aid your students in recognizing International Whale Shark Day on August 30th and and with discovering the docile nature of the whale shark species.Through numerous videos, a slideshow, photo collections, and an immense collection of researched content, students will learn the true peaceful nature of the endangered whale sharks. Students will transform their understanding so that they may want to swim with the whale sharks, possibly pet them on future vacations, and embark in an effort to preserve this peaceful animal.

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