14th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
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Every morning as the sun rises, Sharks patrol the shallow reefs of Barracuda point Sipadan, one of the best places to experience an explosion of ocean wildlife. Sipadan can be called a success model as a marine protected area as it has created a sanctuary for sharks via a controlled marine tourism program which has been ongoing for several decades. The results are what you see in this image.

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Date Taken: 11.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2016
Photo Location: mabul, Malaysia
Copyright: © Jun V Lao