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Out Of My Way!

Whitetip reef sharks frantically search for food in the corals surrounding Cocos Island, Costa Rica. During the day, the whitetip reef sharks are mostly solitary animals, either resting on the sea floor or slowly swimming around. But every night they swarm by the hundreds to feed.

TAGS: Costa Rica, Night, Ocean, Shark, Underwater

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Fredericksburg, Virginia, United States of America
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© Tanya Houppermans.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Oct. 30, 2015, 11:28 a.m.
Camera Make: OLYMPUS IMAGING CORP.
Camera Model: E-M1
Focal Length: 8mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f5.6
ISO: ISO250
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