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18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Manta space ship

Is it an alien space ship? No its just the giant gaping mouth of a feeding Manta Ray at night time. We all watched as Manta rays swooped in from the blackness with their huge mouths stretched open wide, funnelling massive quantities of plankton into their throat.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2020
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Maldives, Maldives
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Grant Thomas