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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Basking shark

The second largest shark in the world. It grows up to nine meters. They eat only plankton. I got close to the shark and put the camera in front of his mouth. The shark turns around and the wave of this maneuver dropped me a few meters away. Hebrides, Scotland

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: United Kingdom
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Martin Prochazka