Basking Shark Found off the Western coast of Africa

Basking Shark Found off the Western coast of Africa

As per reports, a Donegal basking shark has been found off the western coast of Africa. The shocking discovery has been putting a number of experts to wander as well as raise questions about animal's habits.

The newly discovered shark named as Banda was found approximately 3,000 miles away off the coast of Senegal. It was initially thought that the basking sharks can only be located at places, which have temperate waters. But, the recent discovery seems to be challenging the previous thoughts.

The Irish Basking Shark Study Group in association with Irishwomen Development Partnership as well as with Queen's University Belfast, has been running a project named as the Monster Munch Basking Shark Community Awareness Project. It is under this project that the basking shark was tagged.

Emmett Johnston, who is a basking shark researcher said, "Up until now there have been lots of different theories put forward about the sharks and one was that they hibernated over the winter because there wasn't enough food".

This is not to an end to the theories, and one has its reason for what sharks do in winters. Study researchers were of the view that they have been trying to find out the reason for the discovery.

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