File art.A whale shark is huge but docile. It is not
considered dangerous, as it eats mostly plankton.
So to hear that two fishermen in Australia got into the water with a whale shark and caught a ride on the beast isn't so alarming, though foolish nonetheless, as humans ought not interact with any wildlife.
The men were tuna fishing off Moreton Island on Saturday when the whale shark approached their boat.
According to Nine News of Australia, the whale shark swam with the men for around 20 minutes. Another fisherman in the boat shot video, the footage of which can be seen at this link to Nine News.
It was almost as if the whale shark was posing for photos with the two fishermen.
If ever there was a video to show how docile a whale shark is, this is it.
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