Monthly Archives: January 2012

Whale shark spotted in Cauayan

http://www.visayandailystar.com/2012/January/31/topstory6.htm 31 January 2012 A whale shark, locally known as “butanding” or ” tuki”, was sighted yesterday off the coast of Cauayan, Negros Occidental. Advertisements

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In China, banning shark fin is uphill battle

http://articles.latimes.com/2012/jan/31/world/la-fg-china-shark-fin-20120201 31 January 2012 Reporting from Beijing — Tucked away on a glossy menu in the Herbal Cafe, a Beijing restaurant known for its herbal teas and low-fat Cantonese dishes, is a little nod to environmental advocacy.

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Whale Sharks: Swimming With The World’s Biggest Fish In The Maldives And Beyond

http://www.forbes.com/sites/bethgreenfield/2012/01/31/whale-sharks-swimming-with-the-worlds-biggest-fish-in-the-maldives-and-beyond/ 31 January 2012 Whale sharks may be the world’s biggest fish—18 to 32 feet long and averaging 20 tons—but they don’t seem to have trouble hiding out in the sea.

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State mulls ban on shark fins

http://www.suntimes.com/news/metro/10333001-418/state-mulls-ban-on-shark-fins.html 30 January 2012 Illinois could be on its way to banning the possession and sale of shark fins if state lawmakers decide to take the bait this spring.

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Fishos catch whale shark on video

http://www.townsvillebulletin.com.au/article/2012/01/13/297281_news.html 13 January 2012 Kelso’s Neil Cuffe and sons Ryan, 23, and Lachlan, 20, had perfect conditions for viewing the 5.2m whale shark at Slasher’s Reef, off Townsville, last Friday.

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Lone shark in the desert sets record for most virgin births

http://www.examiner.com/pets-in-hartford/lone-shark-the-desert-sets-record-for-most-virgin-births 13 January 2012 She may be confined to a restaurant aquarium in the middle of the desert, and far from any males, but a female zebra shark “Zebedee”, has experienced “four straight years of ‘virgin’, births, a feat never … Continue reading

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Anger and tears as protected baby great white shark blugeoned to death at Sussex Inlet in front of children

http://www.news.com.au/travel/news/anger-and-tears-as-protected-baby-great-white-shark-blugeoned-to-death-at-sussex-inlet-in-front-of-children/story-e6frfq80-1226243144251 13 January 2012 FROM the shore, the group of small boats appeared to be doing the right thing – herding a shark that had swum into the long shallow channel back safely out to sea.

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