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ISLA MUJERES, MEXICO – U.S. and Mexican scientists believe they are close to solving one of the shark world’s great mysteries.

They want to know why whale sharks, the largest shark species, gather each year by the hundreds in the teal-blue waters off this Yucatan Peninsula barrier island. Read the full article

Special to The Washington Post
Monday, March 7, 2011; 6:37 PM By Jim Tharpe