October 25, 2011

Lemon Shark, Bahamas

Photograph by Brian Skerry, National Geographic

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A lemon shark pup swims among mangrove roots in the Bahamas. Throughout the more than 700 islands there are mangrove nurseries, coral reefs, and deep oceanic trenches, all perfect habitats for a wide variety of shark species.

(From the National Geographic book Ocean Soul by Brian Skerry)

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