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Mysterious Gathering of Sharks

Season 42 Episode 17 | 2m 53s

Basking sharks are the second biggest fish on the planet, up to 40 feet long and four tons in weight. While these massive sharks are typically solitary, they have recently been found gathering together. And no one knows why.

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