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Huge whale shark specimen unveiled in Dalian

(People's Daily Online)

16:19, September 13, 2011

On Sept. 11, shoppers look at a whale shark specimen nicknamed Yang Yang displayed on a shopping street in Dalian. On that day, a 6-meter-long whale shark specimen with a weight of 2 tons was showcased in Dalian, and the event was opened to the public for free. It took two years to complete this giant specimen, which was made with an advanced plastination technique. This event is aimed at helping more people learn about ocean and marine animals and be aware the importance of protecting the ecological environment. (Xinhua/Wang Hua)

Edited and Translated by Liu Xiaoning, People's Daily Online

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