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Scientists Document Whale Shark Migrating from Galapagos Island to Cocos Island for First Time

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For the first time in history, a group of scientists documented the complete journey of a whale shark from Galapagos Island in Ecuador to Cocos Island in Costa Rica, highlighting the need for cutting-edge solutions to protect highly migratory species in the Eastern Tropical Pacific. Coco, an adult female approximately 12 m long, made the 700-km crossing in three weeks. She was

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