Whale shark eco-tourism spawns conservation headache in Philippines
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Conservationists are criticising the practice of hand-feeding whale sharks at an increasingly popular Filpino tourist destination. Residents of Oslob on the island of Cebu are making money from visitors eager to swim with and feed the sharks, but one conservation group says it encourages unnatural behaviour in the animals which could ultimately be destructive. Rob Muir has more.