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Rare Photos of a Shark Feeding Frenzy

6 monthes ago   |   By Peta Pixel

National Geographic contributing photographer Laurent Ballesta was diving in the waters of French Polynesia when he finally saw a sight that he had been working for the last four years to capture: a shark feeding frenzy in the midst of breeding groupers .
During the event, male grouper fish, which are usually solitary, gather with female groupers at the south end of the Fakarava Atoll. The mass of fish then spawn all at once - something that only happens during a full moon - releasing clouds of eggs and sperm into the waters.
This event also attracts the attention of sharks, which arrive...
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