Swimming with whale sharks in Baja
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Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

Don’t worry: These swimmers won’t be eaten by that whale shark, which doesn’t have teeth and feeds on plankton and krill. Visitors can swim with the behemoths here in the Sea of Cortez off La Paz in the Mexican state of Baja California Sur.

 (Fideicomiso de Turismo de Baja California Sur)
Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

A whale shark and human are seen from below in the Sea of Cortez off La Paz, Mexico.

 (Fideicomiso de Turismo de Baja California )
Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

A person swims alongside a whale shark in the Sea of Cortez off La Paz, Mexico.

 (Fideicomiso de Turismo de Baja California Sur)
Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

A swimmer gets a closer look at a whale shark in the Sea of Cortez off La Paz, Mexico.

 (Edmund Vallance )
Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

A shark statue rises on the Promenade in La Paz, Mexico.

 (Edmund Vallance)
Swimming with whale sharks in Baja

A whale shark passes a boat in the Sea of Cortez off La Paz, Mexico.

 (Fideicomiso de Turismo de Baja California Sur)
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