The marine behemoths, which can weigh more than 10,000 pounds, are returning in numbers not seen in decades
Giant basking sharks have reappeared off the coast of southern California in numbers not seen in decades.
“The sight just takes your breath away – it’s magic,” said Lotti Keenan, who saw nearly a dozen basking sharks while on a whale-watching cruise in April. Three of them circled the boat. “We knew this was such a rare thing. And people on the boat were screaming with excitement – it was like you were at a soccer game.”
Original Title: 'Buses with fins': giant basking sharks reappear off California coast
Full Text of the Original Article: https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2019/may/08/basking-sharks-california-coast