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A Family Affair

July 03, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Along the coast of Argentina’s Peninsula Valdés, there is a family of orca who have perfected the dangerous art of beaching themselves to capture sea lion pups. These event only happen at a small group of beaches at the northeastern point, known as Punta Norte. These particular beaches have been shaped by natural forces in just the right way to all...
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Killers in Eden

July 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
Most white shark photos depict a shark, at the surface, crashing at baits. This serves to portray the animal as a savage, dislocated from context. In this scenario, the shark comes across as a monster. The teeth leave the primary impression. The reality of white sharks, however, is something completely different. Indeed, they are proficient predato...
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Salmon Sharks: The Anonymous Superpredator

July 02, 2021  •  Leave a Comment
The white shark (or great white) and mako shark are charismatic predators known worldwide in documentaries, feature films and literature. No less charismatic, but nearly unknown to the general public, is the salmon shark. This subarctic apex predator is in fact a cousin to the more famous white shark and mako, within the shark family Lamnidae. All...
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Spring in Monterey Bay

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Each spring, the Monterey Bay National Marine Sanctuary plays host a series of spectacular natural events as the cycle of birth and death plays out for its inhabitants. Monterey Bay is a wide bay along the central coast of California, bisected by the largest and deepest submarine canyon in the Pacific. This canyon draws deep pelagic water within a...
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Pursuit of the Natural Predation

March 16, 2013  •  Leave a Comment
Seal Island, a small rocky outcropping in South Africa’s False Bay, is the best place in the world to witness and photograph white sharks breaching. The white sharks launch their massive bodies from the water each winter morning in the pursuit of cape fur seals. In this location, photographers and film crews hope to capture the amazing shot of a 1-...
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