Russian diver pays fishermen to release juvenile whale shark
A Russian diver bought a baby whale shark from Indonesian fisherman for one million Rupiah (US$75) to save its life.
A diver from Moscow approached a local fisherman in Ambon, Indonesia, to try and save a juvenile whale shark the fisherman had just caught. The diver managed to find a local to interpret between him and the fisherman to bargain for the life of the baby shark. The fisherman asked for 1 million Indonesian rupiah to free it - which the diver paid.