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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Hunting Silvertip Shark

As a lone silvertip shark was hunting a school of skipjack tuna, the school of tuna grouped together to form a baitball. When in a larger mass, the tuna increase their chances of individual survival and also creates confusion to the shark.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2015
Date Uploaded: 09.2017
Photo Location: Cabo San Lucas, Mexico
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Mok Hoe
Awards
Photo of the Day: 09.18.17
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