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whale shark flanked by smaller fish underwater in Qatar
August 10, 2016

Whale of a Time

A whale shark—the biggest fish in the sea—swims along, “extremely curious” about his observers. Your Shot photographer David Robinson, who researches whale shark ecology, captured this image in Qatar on a day with “great visibility” in an area with waters that are usually full of plankton. Robinson's shot was recently featured in the Daily Dozen. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our storytelling community where members can take part in photo assignments, get expert feedback, be published, and more. Join now >>
Photograph by David Robinson, National Geographic Your Shot

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