Rescued whale sharks released back into the ocean – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

Two whale sharks destined for an ocean theme park in China were rescued after an 18-month investigation by Wildlife Conservation Society, covered by investigative photojournalist Paul Hilton. The operation, supported by Indonesia’s marine police, revealed where the protected species were being illegally caught and kept in sea pens by a major supplier of large marine megafauna to the international wildlife tradePaul HiltonMonday 6 June 2016 06.29 EDT.  More:   Rescued whale sharks released back into the ocean – in pictures | Environment | The Guardian

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