Friday, February 10, 2012

Giant whale shark washes ashore

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PAKISTAN, Karachi : Pakistani fishermen use cranes to pull the carcass of a whale shark from the waters at a fish harbour in Karachi on February 7, 2012. The 40-feet whale, weighing about 6-7 tons, was found dead in Arabian Sea in the port city of Karachi. AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSAN


Residents gather as a whale shark is pulled from the water by cranes after it was found dead at Karachi's fish harbor


Residents gather as a whale shark is pulled from the water by cranes after it was found dead at Karachi's fish harbor February 7, 2012. A giant whale shark washed ashore near Karachi fisheries harbor on Tuesday and was sold for 1.7 million PKR ($18,758), local media reported. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY BUSINESS)


Residents gather as a whale shark is pulled from the water by cranes after it was found dead at Karachi's fish harbor


Residents gather as a whale shark is pulled from the water by cranes after it was found dead at Karachi's fish harbor February 7, 2012. A giant whale shark washed ashore near Karachi fisheries harbor on Tuesday and was sold for 1.7 million PKR ($18,758), local media reported. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY BUSINESS TPX IMAGES OF THE DAY)


A man stands on a dead whale shark before it was pulled from the water by cranes as residents gather at Karachi's fish harbor
A man stands on a dead whale shark before it was pulled from the water by cranes as residents gather at Karachi's fish harbor February 7, 2012. A giant whale shark washed ashore near Karachi fisheries harbor on Tuesday and was sold for 1.7 million PKR ($18,758), local media reported. REUTERS/Akhtar Soomro (PAKISTAN - Tags: ANIMALS SOCIETY BUSINESS)
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PAKISTAN, Karachi : Curious onlookers crowd around the carcass of a whale shark at a fish harbour in Karachi on February 7, 2012. The 40-feet whale, weighing about 6-7 tons, was found dead in Arabian Sea in the port city of Karachi. AFP PHOTO / ASIF HASSAN

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