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Swimming with whale sharks? Don’t copy these snorkelers

crowding around a whale shark
CROWDED. A screengrab of a viral video showing snorkelers in Malaysia crowding around a whale shark.

A viral video reminds us why it’s wrong to touch whale sharks and how we can be better stewards of these gentle giants

MANILA, Philippines (Apr. 19, 2017) — A viral video of snorkelers crowding around and touching a whale shark has sparked online anger and calls for respect for the gentle sea creatures. Continue reading Swimming with whale sharks? Don’t copy these snorkelers