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14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Acrobat

This snake eel was waiting for unsuspecting prey on the sandy bottom of the Lembeh Strait, Indonesia, when an acrobatic shrimp climbed atop its mouth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 05.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: Lembeh Strait, Bitung, Indonesia
Camera: NIKON D800E
Copyright: © Giacomo Marchione
Awards
Photo of the Day: 02.23.17
Editor's Pick