SCIENCE
07/30/2016 01:16 pm ET Updated Aug 01, 2016

Watch These Basking Sharks Feed From The Safe Distance Of A Drone

Good thing these giants just want some plankton.

A shark is a stunning wonder of nature, but you probably don’t want to bother one that is eating.

Luckily, Basking Shark Scotland has shared this spectacular drone footage of a few dozen sharks feeding off the coast of Oban, Scotland.

The narrator in the video, which was first posted Friday, explains that the sharks are drawn to areas of high plankton concentration where they can feed.

Basking sharks can grow over 33 feet long and open their mouths several feet wide when they eat. And since they only feed on plankton, it’s even possible to swim with them.

Basking Shark Scotland said they counted about 50 sharks in their “mega day” of sightings.

Basking Sharks Scotland was very excited about this mega sighting.
Basing Shark Scotland
Basking Sharks Scotland was very excited about this mega sighting.
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