17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Whale shark feeding

The photo is taken while the whale shark finishes his meal on the surface (he sucks liters of water to filter the small fish he feeds) and is preparing to resume navigation to other food sources.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Nosy-Be, Madagascar
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Simon DEBLOCK