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A great white shark approaching divers in a cage
December 17, 2011

Great White Shark and Divers

This Month in Photo of the Day: 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest Images

Cage divers are confronted by a great white shark.

(This photo and caption were submitted to the 2011 National Geographic Photo Contest.)

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Photograph by David Litchfield

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