Conservationists condemn killing of ‘beautiful, harmless’ whale shark in Aqaba
Original story at Jordan Times• 4 mentions • 1 week ago
Jordan Times 1 week 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 ...