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fast:track uncovers the Maldivian Whale Shark

Despite being the world's biggest fish, surprising little is know about the Whale Shark. But thanks to a new 'Marine Protected Area in the Maldives, scientists are hoping to discover more and they're encouraging tourists to help. Mike London went to join them.

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