Researchers are trying to come up with a collective noun to describe whale sharks, after an unprecedented "aggregation" of the fishes was recently discovered in Yucatan.
Why go to all the trouble of chasing down schools of tasty fish when fishermen have conveniently gathered them up inside one location? This bold shark decides to help itself to a a stolen snack, sucked right out of a fisherman's net.
The filter-feeding whale shark is the biggest fish in the ocean. A recent study indicates that female whale sharks may be able to save sperm from a single mating session and fertilize their eggs at a later time.