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Whale Shark

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The whale shark gets its shape from a shark, but its way of eating from a whale. It feeds on plankton by flushing water through its fine filters. The whale shark is unlike its shark cousins because it is a very inefficient swimmer, topping out at speeds of 3 miles per hour.

  1. 1. How fast can a whale shark swim?
    1. a. 25 mph
    2. b. 67 mph
    3. c. 3 mph
  2. 2. What does a whale shark eat?
    1. a. Meat
    2. b. Humans
    3. c. Plankton
  3. 3. How does a whale shark eat?
    1. a. Like a shark
    2. b. Like a human
    3. c. Like a whale