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Fishermen reel in seven-ton whale shark
 

In world news: Fishermen in Pakistan reel in massive 40-foot, seven-ton whale shark and sell it for $18,750.

This massive whale shark was found last week, apparently dead already, about 93 miles from Karachi by fishermen. It took five cranes to lift the shark out of the water. The whale shark is reportedly the largest fish in the ocean and was listed as an endangered species in 2008.

This article, posted by NYDailyNews.com had quite a few people up in arms after the article was posted on their website, who did not believe that the shark was in fact dead when found.

You can read the full article and watch a video of the retrieval of the shark here:

Read more: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/fishermen-pakistan-reel-massive-40-foot-whale-shark-sell-18-750-article-1.1018907#ixzz1lokf8CMc

 
 
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