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Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ whale shark in Aqaba

Original story at Jordan Times• 8 mentions • 2 months ago

Jordan Times 2 months ago

 
By Hana Namrouqa - Jul 16,2017 - Last updated at Jul 16,2017 AMMAN — The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan (JREDS) on Saturday called on authorities to open an investigation into the killing of a whale shark in Aqaba. JREDS Executive Director Ehab Eid expressed sadness over the killing of the whale shark, underscoring that “the very beautiful and harmless creature” is a globally endangered species. “It is unclear until this moment who is responsible for the killing of the whale shark or what the circumstances were. The incident took place at a port and some people claim that ...
 
 
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18 Jul
Alisa Schwartz 🦈 @divefinatic
Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ whale shark in Aqaba | Jordan Times https://t.co/2aLVyvFZNP
17 Jul
RSCN @RSCNJordan
How sad!! :( Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ whale shark in Aqaba https://t.co/LlMq7zWwZh via @jordantimes
17 Jul
DianeN56 @DianeN56
Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ whale shark in Aqaba https://t.co/3eQlcwN3iP https://t.co/U8XY9EFI4E
17 Jul
khaled irani @irani1
How sad!! just came back from a place considering this beauty as a national asset...https://t.co/Zx0Xd00EiF via @jordantimes
17 Jul
The Shark Trust @SharkTrustUK
The Royal Marine Conservation Society of Jordan on Saturday called on authorities to open an investigation into... https://t.co/wXi3fgTl6U
16 Jul
Blue Planet Society @Seasaver
Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ endangered whale shark in Jordan https://t.co/Fvp6LrpGkihttps://t.co/ULjvlqgZFH
16 Jul
Jonas Thing @oceanthing
Jordan Times: whale shark killed in Aqaba https://t.co/WvZ2bllFde #ocean #whaleshark #shark
16 Jul
TAASFA @TAASFA
Killing of whale shark in Aqaba condemned, bringing requests from conservationists to hold those responsible... https://t.co/S8xbPOoJCy