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California, photographer, and take pictures of sea lions caught in a humpback whale’s mouth: “The real Jonah” experience

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As a wildlife photographer in California and recently broke a picture of the moment when a humpback whale popped up and seemed to gobble up an unsuspecting sea lion in its mouth.

Chase Decker, who works for a whale-watching company, Sanctuary Cruises, he was in Monterey Bay when he saw a pod of humpback whales “lunge feeding” on a school of anchovies. However, a sea lion, failed to move out of the leviathan, as it is flooded, the fish were “caught” in the mouth.

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“As soon as I saw this photograph I knew that this was probably one of the most unique photos I’ve ever taken,” Decker told the National Geographic. “Not the best, not the most artistic, but it’s probably something I would never have to see it.”

When lunge feeding, whales can reduce the cost of food and wipe up with a big slice of it. Of the mammals, and then filter their food through comb-like structures in their mouths called a baleen whale, according to the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration.

Little birds have been on the receiving end of the most-recorded exit interviews with experts, to tell National Geographic that it is remarkably rare for the larger species, such as sea lions, to which Dekker refers to it as “Jonah’s Experience.”

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In spite of the sea lions to observed risk in this photograph, wildlife experts told the outlet that the sea lion was in danger, and will most likely swim away as the spectators are lost in the display of the whale’s mouth.

“At a certain point in the sea lion got out, and the whale seemed to be excellent, as it continued to feed on it, but it was a weird experience for both parties,” Decker wrote.

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Decker, followed a day later with a different picture, with a description of the scene of the 5 humpbacks lunge feeding at close quarters, and with about 300 sea lions. However, this time a sea lion got in the way, ” he wrote.

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