Creature Feature: Blacktip Reef Shark

The blacktip reef shark (Carcharhinus melanopterus) is one of the most common sharks in the nearshore waters of the tropical and subtropical Indo-Pacific. This shark is pale grayish-brown on the dorsal side and white on the ventral side. All its fins have black tips highlighted by lighter-colored borders. Younger sharks usually stay on shallow, sandy... Continue Reading →

Creature Feature: Whale Shark

They’re called "whale sharks" because of their filter-feeding habits (like the baleen whales) and gigantic sizes.

A Very Butanding Ending

Lagen Island Resort Environmental Officer Kring Soriano tells of how she finally got to see a whale shark in the wild. The kicker: it was just in front of Lagen Island Resort!

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