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Shark Saturday

This isn't mine, and I'm not a big shark fan, but I don't want you to miss this, bizarra!


Originally posted by rose_cat at Shark Saturday
Some of these are cuter than others; I'll let you decide. Sixteen pics, three GIFs and two embedded videos under the cut.

1.

Blacktip reef sharks with butterfly fish, Bora Bora, French Polynesia
Photo by iPics Photography


2.

Thresher shark
Video is two minutes and twenty-two seconds, at Vimeo


3.


Caribbean reef sharks eating lionfish, Roatan Marine Park, Honduras
Photos by Antonio Busiello
Pictures: Sharks Taught to Hunt Alien Lionfish (story and more pics)


4.

Blue shark off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa
Photo by Steve Benjamin


5.

Prickly sharks, 161 meters (528 feet) down, Channel Islands National Marine Sanctuary, off the coast of California, USA. Video is two minutes and eleven seconds

6.

Nurse shark Florence, National SEA LIFE Centre, Birmingham, England
Photo by Roy Kilcullen
Meet Florence, the world’s first vegetarian shark who prefers celery sticks and cucumber to fish (her story – how did THAT happen, you ask? -- with more photos)


7.

Oceanic whitetip shark with pilot fish, Kona Coast, Hawaii, USA
Photo by Doug Perrine



Lemon shark
Photo by Andy Murch


9.

Sandbar and Galapagos sharks off north shore of Oahu, Hawaii, USA
Photo by Santosh Shanmuga


10.

Tasselled wobbegong
Monterey Bay Aquarium Tumblr (three more GIFs in the sequence)


11.

Great white shark, Isla Guadalupe, Baja California, Mexico
Photo by George Probst


12.

Tiger shark with three bar jacks, Bahamas
Photo by Brian Skerry


13.

Whale shark, Gulf of Tadjoura, Republic of Djibouti
Photo by Thomas P. Peschak
Winner in the 2012 Wildlife Photographer of the Year competition by the Natural History Museum in London, England


14.

Lemon shark, Bahamas
Photo by Jorge Hauser (with story of how it was taken)
Entry in the 2015 National Geographic Traveler Photo Contest


15.

Black-tip reef shark amid shoal of tropical clupeid fish, Kuramathi Island Resort house reef, North Ari Atoll, Republic of Maldives
Photo by Claudia Pogoreutz (with story of how it was taken)
Winner in the 2015 Royal Society Publishing Photography Competition


16.

Bonnethead shark pup, North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores, Pine Knoll Shores, North Carolina, USA
Photo courtesy of North Carolina Aquarium at Pine Knoll Shores
Ahoy, Shark Pups! (story and more pics)


17.

Zebra shark, Thailand
Video by Stewart Whitfield is three minutes and forty-nine seconds (autoplay)


18.

Angel shark, Anacapa Island, California, USA
Photo by Nirupam Nigam


19.

Pocket shark from the Gulf of Mexico
Photo by Michael H. Doosey/Tulane University
This is a pocket shark (article about this extremely rare animal)


20.

Thousands of hammerhead sharks hunting tuna at a sea mount in the Pacific Ocean, from the BBC series Blue Planet. Video is four minutes and three seconds

Also posted to randompictures and my LJ

Comments

( 2 comments — Leave a comment )
erinm_4600
Aug. 14th, 2017 12:55 pm (UTC)
SHARKS! ♥
bizarra
Aug. 15th, 2017 04:07 pm (UTC)
Sharks!!

Love the gifs. That Thresher is adorbs. <3
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