KARACHI: Native scuba divers in a uncommon prevalence received an opportunity to swim with whale shark close to Charna Island, an space close to Karachi’s Kemari district.
Two brothers, Yasir and Shahzad who belong to Mubarak Village, swam with the uncommon specie within the ocean, touching totally different components of the shark’s physique whereas holding its tail.
The uncommon scene might be seen in a video which was filmed utilizing a water-resistant digicam.
Based on a neighborhood fisherman, residents of Mubarak Village typically swim with whale sharks and different aquatic animals which he stated is a part of their hobbies.
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“There are many species of whales, dolphins and turtles in the nearby sea,” he added.
Based on World Wildlife Fund (WWF) Technical Director Moazzam Ali Khan, whale sharks wouldn’t have tooth however in case of hazard, they assault their adversaries with their tail.
“In Sindhi language, they’re referred to as blind Mangar whereas in Balochi, they’re known as Baran,” he added.
Khan additionally stated that the whale sharks had been seen for 170 occasions over the previous a number of years. “During 1970s the whale fish was indiscriminately hunted and the fisherman would use its fat and oil extracted from the liver of the fish for various purposes.”