PHOTOS: Giant Rays' "Feeding Frenzy" Spots Protected

PHOTOS: Giant Rays'
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Roughly 40-foot-long (12.2-meter-long) long, plankton-hungry whale sharks also show up for the Hanifaru Bay feeding frenzy and stand to benefit from the June 2009 designation of three new marine refuges in the Maldives.

At least 120 of the shipping container-size sharks live in the ocean around the Maldives, one of the few places in the world where the gentle giants can be found year-round.
—Photograph courtesy Thomas P. Peschak, Save Our Seas Foundation
 
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