Swimming with Giants

Published 08/22 2013 10:41AM

Updated 08/22 2013 10:43AM

(WFLA) Whale sharks are some of the most recognizable creatures you'll ever find underwater.

Their polka-dotted backs are unmistakable and they happen to be the largest fish in the ocean.

So it may come as a surprise that scientists didn't know a whole lot about them, until now.

Mote Marine Laboratory just released a ground breaking study in the journal PLOS ONE that opened a wealth of new knowledge.

Read more at: http://bit.ly/13IwV12

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