December 30, 2009
Manta Rays, Hanifaru Bay, Maldives
Photograph by Thomas Peshak
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Graceful and efficient, 2,000-pound mantas feed on Indian Ocean krill as silversides swirl around them in Hanifaru Bay in the Maldives.
See more photographs from the July 2009 feature story "Feeding Frenzy."