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Discussion in 'General Zoo Discussion' started by animalszoos, 22 May 2016.

  1. animalszoos

    animalszoos Well-Known Member

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    What are whale sharks fed in captivity?
    Do aquarium lights affect them?
     
  2. FelipeDBKO

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    Something like crustaceans and maybe fish, I don't know.
     
  3. Batto

    Batto Well-Known Member

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    Then why do you reply?

    “The whale sharks are fed a diet consisting of krill, small shrimp and gel nutrients. Stationed in boats, Georgia Aquarium animal care specialists feed each shark individually by ladling the food into the water as the sharks swim alongside the boat.“
    Ethical Debate: Captive whale sharks | Southern Fried Science
     
  4. FelipeDBKO

    FelipeDBKO Well-Known Member

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    I help with the few things that I know.
     
  5. Batto

    Batto Well-Known Member

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    That’s laudable @Felipe, but only if you actually know something...;)
     
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  6. animalszoos

    animalszoos Well-Known Member

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    Great! Thanks!
     
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    FelipeDBKO Well-Known Member

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    If you know why you had to search in the net to answer the question (I have my reasons for not having searched)?
     
  8. Batto

    Batto Well-Known Member

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    To confirm my claim with a reference. You should try that once in a while.