What do basking sharks eat?

Alex is passing through the Lizard, a picturesque chunk of rock on the South coast. On Facebook, it seems as if Alex, wants us to understand what he’s going through.

From the weather at the Lizard:

To what he is physically walking on:

The amazing work of other fundraisers he meets:

To the obscure facts that you only have time to contemplate on a mission like his:


  1. Basking sharks are filter feeders, sifting out plankton etc. from the vast amount of water they pass through that terrifying maw. A bit like swifts in moving around in pursuit of food, but in liquid rather than in gas.



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