Video: Pakistan fishermen reel in giant whale shark

By | May 21, 2012

Video: Pakistan fishermen reel in giant whale shark

Excited crowds gathered at the harbour in the Pakistan city of Karachi as the giant sea creature was lifted onto the shore by two cranes.The whale shark was discovered by accident when it became caught in the fishing nets of a passing trawler.The fishermen said the fish appeared to be semi-concious when they discovered it but died around three hours later.The whale shark is the largest species of fish in the world and feeds mainly on plankton.They are currently listed as a vulnerable species however, they continue to be hunted in parts of Asia.

via Video: Pakistan fishermen reel in giant whale shark – Telegraph.

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