About swimming with elephants and sharks
• About swimming with elephants and sharks
"Swimming with the elephant near the Andaman Islands in the Indian Ocean
It was terrifying moment, but one of the best in terms of beauty and experience. "
Ali Bin Thalith grew up in Dubai. As a child, he pulled all the time in the sea, and part view of the famous Jacques Cousteau films predetermined his fate: he became an underwater photographer.
Look at the interesting marine life, as well as talk about swimming with the elephants and sharks.
The first chamber appeared at Ali Bin Thalith in 18 years, but underwater photography he started only 10 years later when his brother offered to take pictures of the floating island in gazelles.
"One of my best dives were on the tiny island of Sipadan in Malaysia. I just finished my first dive, when suddenly there was a lizard, which has decided to rest on our equipment. The lizard was very tired, and we took her to the island. "
"Sharks usually give you to understand that this is their place, their territory, and all that is happening now - the game."
Sharks rarely attack people, the more they eat. According to these fish people "tasteless." Attack, as a rule, weak and sick animals, who can not catch prey quicker and tastier.
yellow boxfish - marine fish of the family unit Kuzovkova Tetraodontiformes. Body shape Kuzovkov-Cube, thanks to its low coefficient of aerodynamic drag, formed the basis of the appearance of the concept car 2005 Mercedes-Benz Bionic.
Coconut octopus. Korotkorukie octopus (Amphioctopus marginatus), living in the Western Pacific Ocean, safeguard itself against dangers extremely unusual way. So, this kind of octopus builds for himself a shelter of coconut shell. At first, these shellfish are two coconut shell in the sand of the ocean floor. Clear each shell from the sand with water jets, they put them into each other. A sensing danger, octopus immediately hide in the resulting structure, if the sink.
Previously, these octopuses using empty shells of molluscs, but in the development process began to use lighter material, namely the shell of a coconut.
A pair of mandarin near the coral reef near the island of Sulawesi, Indonesia.
, Atlantic Tunas often weigh 400kg and can swim at a speed of 70 km / h.
The cycle of horse mackerel in the tropical waters.
Karakatitsevidny squid in the Philippines.
View of orange fish from the family pomacentridae. Because of their color fish called "clowns". The inhabitants of the coral reefs of South-East Asia, New Guinea, Melanesia, Micronesia, off the coast of northern Australia to the Ryukyu Islands.
In addition to the bright colors and small size of clown fish are also very interesting behavior. One of the main distinguishing features of the behavior amfiprionov, their symbiosis with sea anemones, like bright colors. The vast majority of coral fish do not swim up close to these marine colors, and for good reason: the tentacles of anemones are poisonous. In the event of danger clown fish hiding among the instantly lethal tentacles of sea anemones. Moreover, contact with poisonous tentacles does not bring them any harm.
Fish crocodile. Patient and admit to himself close, but the danger was sailing for a few meters, or buried in the sand.
masterfully disguised shrimp. In the center, on the left.
"When approaching these creatures, you should submit them to various signals that you are not dangerous for them."
An octopus in Indonesia.
Anemonovaya shrimp. How, then, her name is "sexy shrimp" because of the unusual body movements.
The question "Are Able to swim elephants?" Is simple enough. All members of the family of elephant, as well as the vast majority of mammalian species, are perfectly able to swim, even though doing so is sometimes reluctantly.
This picture frame Ali Bin Thalith said it was a terrifying time, but at the same time one of the best in terms of beauty and experience.