Woman sunning herself on sea kayak parked on shore, Elliott Key. Biscayne National Park,Part of gallery of color pictures of US National Parks by professional photographer QT Luong, available as prints or for licensing.
The photo was taken at the entrance to Katlian Bay. The whale is coming up to scoop up a mouthful of herring. The kayaker is a local Sitka Dentist. The whale's mouth is fully open with the bottom half under the boat by Mark Tennant.
Extreme ~ Great white sharks are like the grizzly bears of the sea. What may start as a peaceful and beautiful encounter can go completely south in a split second. Wild animals must ALWAYS be treated with respect and caution.