The harsh reality of life. This Fin whale measured at 23 meters and whilst not an uncommon species around Albany it is rare to see them beach themselves. A day after the beaching the sharks started circling. Great Whites are prominent in the area although the species shown is thought to have been a large Bronze Whaler approximately 7 feet in length.
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MAT BEETSON APP - 2019 AIPP WESTERN AUSTRALIAN NATURE PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHER OF THE YEAR