TGIF – Handy with a knife

There’s a video been doing the rounds this week showing a remarkable bit of quick work with a knife, wherein a diver near Baja Mexico removed ropes that had entangled a large female whale shark. Don’t try this at home, kids…

Alistair Dove (149 Posts)

Dr. Alistair Dove is a systematic and ecological parasitologist by training, with broader research interests in the natural history and health of marine animals, especially whale sharks. He is currently Director of Research and Conservation at Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta USA. His comments here do not necessarily reflect the opinions of Georgia Aquarium

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    1. On the upside Tim, they appear to have great healing capacity and I am reasonably confident that both animals will recover from these injuries.

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