Remoras, Cobias & Rainbow Runners – Reef Life of the Andaman – Part 22

Scotty’s Aquarium Visit: An Inspiration to Us All

(background music) (people laughing) I was actually away at a business meeting and when I came back I had this box on my desk and when I opened it up it was a really neat plaque that had been handcrafted and with the plaque was a really nice letter. It was just a really heartfelt […]

Swimming with Whale Sharks: The Biggest Fish in the Sea

So we’re here in Cancun, Mexico ready to head out on the boat and go swim with whale sharks. I hope we see lots of them, I’m ready for it. We’re here! When they say go go go, jump now, don’t hesitate because you’ll miss them, they swim fast. Going in, good to go, Whale […]

Whale Sharks of Holbox | JONATHAN BIRD’S BLUE WORLD

Next on Jonathan Bird’s Blue World, Jonathan goes into the ocean with the world’s largest shark! Hi, I’m Jonathan Bird and welcome to my world! ( ♪ music ) I’ve journeyed to the warm and shallow waters of tiny Holbox Island in the Gulf of Mexico to find and film the world’s largest fish. Holbox […]


my fascination with whale shark started at a pretty early age I remember having a book when I was younger that depicted the diagram of a whale shark and a kid snorkeling next to it oh and also a school bus to show the incredible size of the animal as I read about the fish […]

Did You Know? Fun Facts About Whale Sharks – FreeSchool Bonus Reel

You’re watching FreeSchool! Hi everyone and welcome to the whale shark bonus reel where I get to share some of the extra material I learned while researching whale sharks that just didn’t quite fit in the documentary video. For instance, you may be surprised to learn that whale sharks were not discovered and officially described […]

Can Sharks Smell Blood from Miles Afar?

The chances that one day you’ll become the victim of a shark attack are miniscule, small, shall we say, teeny tiny. And still, there are dozens of frightening myths surrounding these predators, even though most of them are misconceptions. What about the belief that sharks can smell a drop of blood from miles away? Is […]

Whale Shark

At Thailand’s Richelieu Rock, a whale shark makes a rare appearance. This is no whale but rather the world’s largest fish. Whale sharks can grow up to 12m long, although unconfirmed reports circulate of giants of up to 18m long. This female is about the average size of 8m. There is little to match the […]