December 30, 2017 4:39 pm

Ex-Pat Chronicle – Lessons Learned From Whale sharks are not whales; they are filter feeding carpet sharks. Whale sharks are the largest living nonmammalian vertebrate. The largest whale shark ever recorded was over 40 feet long and weighed over 45,000 lbs. Whale sharks are believed to live up to 70 years. Whale sharks feed exclusively on plankton and are not known to pose threats to humans. Article Location: La Paz, Baja California Sur, Mexico About the Author: Leaving his home state of Colorado behind, Justin now calls the beaches of Baja California home. A writer and new expat, he is a resident of Todos Santos, Mexico.[/vc_column_text][/vc_column][/vc_row]]]>