Basking Sharks Go OM NOM NOM

Photograph from Wired

What now? Wired's Science blog ran a post about the recent discovery of the winter habits of basking sharks. Basking sharks, if you didn't know, "can grow up to 33 feet long and weigh more than a Hummer H1... It swims at about three miles per hour with its four-foot-wide mouth gaping open, filtering through almost 500,000 gallons of water every hour for its plankton sustenance."

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