A whale flashes a killer smile as he homes in on his lunch, off Kona, Hawaii.The photograph shows what appears to be a big grin plastered across the face of a False Killer Whale as he patrols the sea looking for food. American photographer Doug Perrine, 60, snapped the shot
The false killer whale is a cetacean, and the third-largest member of the oceanic dolphin family. It lives in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world.The average size of a male killer false whale is around 17 ft long and weigh around 4,800 pounds when fully matured. Females are usually shorter by 2 – 3 ft and weigh around 2,600 pounds.They have dark grey to black skin and the neck and throat area are a greyish color.
Leaping great white sharks photographed attacking seals off the coast of Cape Town, South Africa
In a tactic known as 'spy hopping', the great white shark is also one of only a few sharks that regularly lift its head above the sea surface to sight their prey. It is believed that it enables them to smell better while hunting