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Basking Shark with Mouth Wide Open in Cornwall, England

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Basking Shark with Mouth Wide Open in Cornwall, England

This Basking Shark is filtering the water for plankton with its mouth wide open. Basking Sharks are often seen in the warmer months off the Coasts of England and the United Kingdom.


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Comment by Mitchell Vanko
5th March 2009 - 17:10

Honestly, my biggest wonder about these large sharks, and there large mouths is what would happen if a human got in the way? I mean a human could easily slide right in, whole. You could fit a couple human bodys inside. Would the shark eat? Spit us out?

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