Spot the whale shark

A whale shark (Rhincodon typus, above) in the Sea of Cortez (right) at Bahia de los Angeles in the state of Baja California, Mexico. The area is one of the best sites for the whale shark-sighting season, which kicked off last month and runs till Nove
A whale shark (Rhincodon typus, above) in the Sea of Cortez (right) at Bahia de los Angeles in the state of Baja California, Mexico. The area is one of the best sites for the whale shark-sighting season, which kicked off last month and runs till November.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
A whale shark in the Sea of Cortez (above) at Bahia de los Angeles in the state of Baja California, Mexico. The area is one of the best sites for the whale shark-sighting season, which kicked off last month and runs till November.
A whale shark in the Sea of Cortez (above) at Bahia de los Angeles in the state of Baja California, Mexico. The area is one of the best sites for the whale shark-sighting season, which kicked off last month and runs till November. PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
The Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, and its islands are part of Unesco’s World Heritage list and are home to 695 vascular plant species, more than in any marine and insular property on the list.
The Sea of Cortez, also known as the Gulf of California, and its islands are part of Unesco’s World Heritage list and are home to 695 vascular plant species, more than in any marine and insular property on the list.PHOTOS: AGENCE FRANCE-PRESSE
A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on August 03, 2021, with the headline 'Spot the whale shark'. Subscribe