Photo of the Day

April 1, 2019

Great Height Shark

A great white shark breaches in the ocean. This behavior is intended to catch the shark's prey more quickly; they can easily launch themselves at speeds of 40 miles per hour. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Uryadnikov Sergey, National Geographic Your Shot

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