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Great White Shark, Gansbaai, South Africa

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On the prowl in Gansbaai, South Africa, a great white shark flashes rows of teeth sharper than daggers. With its numbers declining around the world, scientists warn that this species, the most feared of all sharks, may be in danger.

(Photo shot on assignment for, but not published in, "Great White: Deep Trouble," April 2000, National Geographic magazine)

Photograph by David Doubilet

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