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Whale Shark

Rhincodon typus


A young male whale shark in the Gulf of California near Bahia de los Angeles, Baja California, Mexico.

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1 Comment

remkinloch 3 years ago

Did you get to swim with this guy or was the footage taken from a boat? Great experience either way to get so close!

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Baja California, Mexico

Spotted on Aug 2, 2017
Submitted on Sep 11, 2017

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