Win­ner An­i­mal Be­hav­iour

Australian Geographic - - Snapshot -

De­vour­ing a home

Gi­ant jel­ly­fish, Tiburo­nia granrojo; green tur­tles, Ch­elo­nia my­das Scott Portelli, New South Wales Gi­ant jel­ly­fish make a very invit­ing meal for a cou­ple of green tur­tles (Ch­elo­nia my­das). The tur­tles devour the soft ten­ta­cles and un­der­side of the jel­ly­fish, one of their main food sources, while slowly re­duc­ing the home of some small fish to a life­less shell. By­ron Bay, New South Wales Canon 5D Mk III, 16–35mm, 1/200, f/11, ISO 250

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