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Pike Swallows Trout
People often assume that this photo of a northern pike swallowing a rainbow trout fingerling must have been digitally created. It wasn't. It was taken by Anchorage Daily News photographer Jim Lavrakas on Jan. 22, 2001 at the Alaska Department of Fish & Game aquarium in Anchorage. The photo is sometimes titled "Pike's Peek" or "In-Digestion". It won many awards, including a second place World Press Photo award (2002) in the Nature & Environment category.

Links and References
Parting shots. (Nov 29, 2008). Anchorage Daily News.
Pictures of the Year International.
Jim Lavrakas Photography.


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