A whale shark (Rhincodon typus) opens its mouth to filter-feed.

Scientists have discovered that whale sharks are the largest carnivores in the world – Livescience.com

Whale sharks are the largest species of shark in the world, and scientists have now found that giant sharks are more fascinating eating machines than previously thought. In addition to eating massive amounts of krill – tiny shrimp-like crustaceans – whale sharks also ingest huge amounts of seaweed, enabling the aquatic giants to officially get …

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