Photo of the Day 31 January 2008

Sardines and Sharks, South Africa, 2002
Photograph by David Doubilet
Copper sharks torment a frenzied school of sardines off South Africa's east coast. In winter, sardines migrate northward en masse, creating an aquatic extravaganza that draws sharks, seals, seabirds, dolphins, and gamefish to a roiling all-you-can-eat buffet.