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Tourists swim with gentle giants in the Philippines

By: Julia KIM | Narimène LAOUADI | Sonia BARITELLO | Stéphane BERNSTEIN
1 min

The Philippines has one of the largest concentrations of whale sharks in the world. Weighing up to 20 tons, the biggest fish in the ocean are a huge draw for tourists and have brought economic prosperity to coastal towns like Donsol. But for locals, these gentle giants are like family, and protecting them is essential for development.

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