August 6, 2019

Whale Feasting on Sardines

Whales, Whale, Bryde's Whale, South Africa, Photos of Whales, Whale Images
August 6, 2019
Whale Feasting on Sardines

Species: Bryde's Whale | Location: Wild Coast, South Africa

Whales show up in great quantities each June to feed on the sardines that come up the east coast of South Africa. Here is a Bryde's whale lunging up through a ball of sardines filling his mouth full. A few lucky sardines are escaping before his mouth closes.

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Cropped mark gottlieb may 2012

I love all of God's creations - from the earth's amazing formations - to the incredible animals that roam on it. I set out a few times a year to capture much of that in my photography.

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