Two Men on a Whale Shark – level 3

02-04-2020 15:00

Footage, which originally surfaced on social media and people think was shot in Venezuela, shows two men standing on a whale shark while being towed by a speedboat.

British conservationist group Marine Connection reacted angrily to the footage and called for both men to be charged, adding that wildlife harassment is never a laughing matter and it said that the whale shark is a protected and vulnerable species.

Measuring up to 12 metres in length, the whale shark is the largest living fish in the world. Despite being called a shark, it poses no threat to humans, and feeds mainly on plankton and small fish.

Difficult words: tow (to pull), vulnerable (in danger), species (animal kind), pose (show), plankton (a very small shrimp).

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