Angola underwater graveyard: Whale shark and ray carcasses found by oil explorer (VIDEO).

Undersea Explorers Stumbled on an Eerie Graveyard for the Ocean’s Giants (Video)

Undersea Explorers Stumbled on an Eerie Graveyard for the Ocean’s Giants (Video)

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May 15 2014 4:23 PM

Where Do the Ocean’s Giants Go When They Die?

An amazing underwater graveyard ecosystem off the coast of Angola.

Described in the journal Plos One, the half-square-mile site features a whale shark and three mobulid rays, creating a mini-ecosystem.

Dallas Jensen is a regular video contributor to Slate.