Fisherman Straps Giant Whale Shark to Roof of Truck to Drive Home

A dead whale shark is being carried on a tractor in a seafood wholesale market in Xiangzhi township in Quanzhou, east China's Fujian province, Aug. 1, 2014.

A fisherman in China hauled a dead whale shark home from the sea on the top of his flatbed truck this weekend, according to Reuters.

The fisherman caught the animal accidentally in his net in Fujian province on Friday, according to the report. It was more than 16 feet long and weighed more than two tons, according to the report.

Whale sharks are the largest fish in the sea and swim mainly in tropical areas, where they mostly feed on plankton and small fish, according to National Geographic. They are hunted in some parts of Asia.

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