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Playfully, a wild bottlenose dolphin was tossing a fish near St. Augustine Florida. In no hurry to eat, the dolphin pushed the fish around underwater, and then with some force, threw it into the air.


Canon Digital 7D, EOS EF 400 mm 5.6 L,

Exposure 1/6400th of a sec.,

F / 6.3 aperture. Image made the semi-finals of Natures Best Contest, Smithsonian.

Chosen by 500PX at

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Taken on December 2, 2009