Whale Sharks. Facts about the Whale Shark in the Maldives By: Millie. Physical Characteristics. The Whale shark can be 50 feet long. It has a flattened head and its mouth covers half the head. The Whale shark’s back and sides are gray with white spots.
Facts about the Whale Shark in the Maldives
One of the pectoral fins
Where Does it Live?
Whale sharks live in the Maldives near the equator (and also other places).
Whale sharks love the warm waters in the Indian Ocean near the Maldives.
They usually spend their time on the top of the water.
I live in the Maldives near the equator!
What Does it Eat?
The whale shark eatskrill, shrimp, small fish, and squid.
How Does it Get its Food?
The whale shark gets its food by opening its mouth while swimming and the krill, shrimp, and small fish go inside the mouth.
The whale shark eats the squid with a surprise attack.
This is a boy being frightened. The Whale shark must feel like him too, when it is near its predator.
The Whale shark will be like this grandpa some day when it is 80!
Scientists never see Whale sharks in groups.
What are they doing in the ocean?
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