The 13-foot long female whale shark wandered into the shallow waters off Dubai’s Gulf coast in August. A week later, representatives of the recently opened $1.5 billion Atlantis hotel announced that the resort’s marine biologists and veterinarians had rescued the whale shark and transported it to an open-air aquarium with 65,000 fish, stingrays and other sea creatures.

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