16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Eating time - A whaleshark is feeding on the surface

This pic was taken in Nosy Be Madagscar, on the surface of the water while scubadiving is not permitted to not disturb this big animals. It show the Whaleshark feeding the small fishes and the plancton simply by opening his mouth, as the shark doesn't have any kind ot theeths.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2018
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Raffaele Livornese