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  The whale shark is a filter feeding shark, it is a slow- moving plankton eater. The largest viving fish, they can grow up to be 12m long. Its maximum age is around 70 years. We can find the shark in tropical warm oceans, like the southern and eastern parts of South Africa; Gladden Spit in Belize; Ningaloo Reef in Western Australia; Útila in Honduras;  Donsol, Pasacao and Batangas in the Philippines; as well off Isla Mujeres and Isla Holbox in Yucatan Mexico; Ujung Kulon National Park in Indonesia; Nosy Be in Madagascar Off Tofo Reef near Inhambane in Mozambique,… Read More

The name Isla Mujeres, Island of the Women, refers to the large number of clay female idols found by the Spaniards here in 1518. The island contains the only known Mayan shrine to a female deity: Ixchel, goddess of the moon and fertility. The island’s laws prohibit the construction of any buildings higher than tree floors, and Us franchises such as MC Donald’s and Wal-Mart are not allowed on the island. “Nevertheless,… Read More