Crouching Tigers, Flying Sharks: Stunning Images From "Planet Earth" Collector's Edition

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The fertile ocean off the Cape of South Africa is an ideal breeding ground for seals—and these seals bring great white sharks.

The shark is faster on a straight course, but it can't turn as sharply as the seal. It's a battle of agility versus power, but when the shark gets its opportunity to strike, the fight ends in a mere second.

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Image credit: BBC