An aggressive Tiger Shark makes a very close pass toward the photographer, closing its nictating membrane to protect its eye.
Shot at Cocos Island, Costa Rica
- jeff yonover 2014
- Image Size
- 5400x3600 / 10.5MB
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- Cocos Island, Costa Rica, Fall 2014