Rescued whale sharks released back into the ocean – in pictures

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 Guardian

Last updated on 06 June 2016

Type: 
Media Watch
Country: 
Indonesia
Region: 
Asia
Threats: 
Illegal trade
Species: 
Cetorhinus maximus
Species group: 
Fish