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Whale shark found dead near Manila

Agencies | Updated: 2013-09-05 14:38
Whale shark found dead near Manila

The carcass of a juvenile whale shark, known locally as a "butanding", floats in the water at the coastline of Tanza, Cavite, southwest of Manila, September 5, 2013. The whale shark weighing approximately 300kg (661 pounds), and with a length of 6.72 metres (22 feet), was found by fishermen floating in the sea off Manila Bay on Wednesday, an official from the Bureau of Fisheries and Aquatic Resources said. [Photo/Agencies]

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