Whale Of A Time
The word ‘shark’ arouses strong emotions both positive and negative. Poor old sharks have had a bad wrap like that other prehistoric survivor crocodiles but they are literally marvels of nature. I love the northern coast of Western Australia and how the desert slides into the turquoise sea but having the opportunity to swim with and photograph Whale Sharks was a real gift. The Whale Shark has barely changed in 60 million years whilst on the shore ancient exposed reefs hold fossilized Megalodon teeth from prehistoric times. The unique design of the sharks’ scales means they move through the water with almost no friction. It looks like they’re moving slowly but they are flying compared to what a human can do even with fins on!
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