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Wormsnake
Kermit the frog
Sloth Highkey
Iguana Eye Closeup
Rainmaker Park
Capuchin Monkey
Capuchin Monkey
Manuel Antonio National Park
Imposter
Waves crashing over lava in Dominicalito
On the beach, Costa Rica
White Tips Packing Hunting
Palm tree silhouette
Leap of Faith
Log on a beach
Vogue
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The Toucan
High Tide in the Guanacaste Province
Chillin’ in the Costa Rican Sun
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Unexpected Revelation
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
White Tips Packing Hunting

Cocos, aka "Shark" Island is located 340 miles off the coast of Costa Rica, and is an important location for several species of shark, including Hammerhead, Tiger, White Tip, and Galapagos. Although individualistic, the White Tip Reef Shark engages in nocturnal pack hunting behavior. Their specially designed bodies allow them to access tight pockets within the coral reef, to hunt small bony fishes and mollusks.

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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2017
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 30, 2018, 2:07 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 16mm
Shutter Speed: 1/160
Aperture: f4.5
ISO: ISO500
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