National Geographic Travel

Photo by @CristinaMittermeier // The calm and temperate waters of Holbox (Quintana Roo) are important feeding grounds for hundreds of whale sharks. Not surprisingly, the area also attracts hordes of tourists keen to swim alongside these gentle giants. In recent years, advisories and regulations have come in place to protect the sharks, but like many eco-tourism regions, the Isla Mujeres finds itself seeking solutions to the complex equation that is wildlife conservation and tourism. #FollowMe on @CristinaMittermeier as our @Sea_Legacy team investigates what it means to be a responsible tourism operator and guest. #Ocean #Conservation #Tourism #WhaleShark

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I love your work!


Gentle giants


@deanadams63 give ya my ticket deets manana 😏


I saw that live when we went to see the whale sharks in Mexico! Mindblowing!!


@julesblanc hahahah il faut qu'on y retourne pas le choix 😎


@eryneadams perhaps September? 😐


Que hermoso!!!


There’s no way! Unbelievable shot!


This picture may stop me from jumping out of a boat for a swim!


@leahholtgrange I expect to see that from underwater.






OMG 😍😍😍


@the.real.meggles πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ»πŸ™ŒπŸ» my dream!!!


Thats so Cool dude, keep up The Good work!




Whales 🐳 πŸ˜πŸ˜πŸ’ŸπŸ‘Œ


That is simply stunning!!!


Wow stunning shotπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ‘πŸΌπŸ™‚πŸ™‚β˜Ίβ˜Ί


@carlos_correaa tiiiiiii πŸ–€

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