Whale Shark || CollectA


Plunge into the ocean's depths with the majestic Humpback Whale Figurine by CollectA, exclusively at Sticks & Stones Education, your prime destination for imaginative play and learning resources. Crafted with meticulous attention to detail, this lifelike figurine embodies the sheer magnificence of one of the ocean's most iconic creatures.

Constructed from high-quality, durable materials, this figurine withstands the rigors of play while preserving its exquisite appearance. From its distinctive humpbacked shape to its graceful flippers and intricate markings, every aspect mirrors the beauty and grandeur of the humpback whale.

Whether it's showcased as a captivating centerpiece in a marine-themed play area or used to spark imaginative underwater adventures, the CollectA Humpback Whale Figurine is certain to capture the hearts and minds of both children and adults alike. Immerse yourself in the ocean's wonders and bring home the magic of the humpback whale with this stunning piece from CollectA, available now at Sticks & Stones Education.


  • CollectA Whale Shark
  • Size : 24.5cm x 11cm x 7cm
  • Suitable for ages 3+
  • Made from PVC,
  • Painted with non-toxic acrylic paints.

Fun Facts about Whale Sharks:

Whale sharks are fascinating creatures with many interesting traits. Here are some fun facts about them:

1. Gentle Giants: Whale sharks are the largest fish in the world, with adults reaching lengths of up to 40 feet (12 meters) or more. Despite their immense size, they are generally gentle and harmless to humans.

2. Filter Feeders: Whale sharks are filter feeders, meaning they primarily feed on plankton, small fish, and other tiny organisms by filtering them through their gills as they swim with their mouths open.

3. Distinctive Appearance: Whale sharks have unique markings consisting of pale yellow spots and stripes against a dark gray or brown background. These markings are unique to each individual and can be used for identification purposes.

4. Global Distribution: Whale sharks are found in tropical and warm temperate waters around the world, typically in coastal areas, coral reefs, and open oceans. They are known to migrate long distances in search of food and suitable breeding grounds.

5. Longevity: While the exact lifespan of whale sharks is still uncertain, it is believed that they can live for several decades. Researchers estimate their lifespan to be around 70-100 years, although this is based on limited data.

6. Mysterious Mating: Despite their large size and widespread distribution, very little is known about the mating behavior of whale sharks. Mating and breeding habits are still largely a mystery to scientists.

7. Unique Reproduction: Whale sharks are ovoviviparous, meaning they give birth to live young. However, unlike many other sharks, whale shark embryos develop inside eggs within the mother's body until they are ready to be born.

8. Human Interaction: Whale sharks are popular subjects for ecotourism and snorkeling adventures in locations where they are commonly sighted, such as the Maldives, Ningaloo Reef in Australia, and the Philippines. These encounters provide opportunities for researchers to study and monitor their behavior.

9. Conservation Status: Despite being listed as "Endangered" by the International Union for Conservation of Nature (IUCN), whale sharks face numerous threats, including habitat loss, pollution, ship strikes, and illegal fishing. Conservation efforts are underway to protect these magnificent creatures and their habitats.

10. Cultural Significance: Whale sharks hold cultural significance in many coastal communities around the world, where they are revered as symbols of protection, good luck, and environmental stewardship.