17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Manta and Woman

Every summer Manta Rays and Whalesharks feed off the north tip of Yucatan on Tuna Eggs. Invisible to humans they are a rich food source for filter feeding Manta Rays - and they will forget everything around them while they feed.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2018
Date Uploaded: 10.2019
Photo Location: Cancun, Mexico
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Simon Lorenz