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I was lucky to find this Dugong (Dugong dugon) feeding alone. I carefully approached it and could get some pics without disturbing.

Marsa Alam, Egypt, Red Sea, Africa

Canon EOS 5D MK II, 4.0./17-40mm, Seacam housing, Seacam Seaflash, 1/125s, f 9

798 Views, 14.01.2014

Many Features:

Dugong with pilot fish
Dugong with underwater Photographer

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dugong, red sea, norbert probst, wildlife, marsa alam, peaceful, manatee, mammal, sea, sand, seaweed, suck, sucker, duster, cute, feed, feeding, egypt, africa, marine, life, ocean, mammals, pilot, fish, vacuum cleaner

Passionated, professional photographer since 1992 with worldwide publications in magazines, newspapers, calendars, prospects, advertising, internet and on products.
I am located in Nuremberg, Franconia, Bavaria, Germany, and my heart beats for marine wildlife.

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Comments

  • labaker
    labakerabout 2 years ago

    nice work Norbert, what a life you have :)

  • Thank you Larry. I try to make the best of it for me and my needs. But it was an age doing it.

    – Norbert Probst

  • StuartR
    StuartRabout 2 years ago

    Victim of the unfortunate problem of taxonomic lethargy, just like the Bison (Bison Bison). Great shot though.

  • But they never get a heart attack :-) Thank you Stuart.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Macky
    Mackyabout 2 years ago

    Thanks for sharing this rare species!!

  • Welcome.

    – Norbert Probst

  • dgscotland
    dgscotlandabout 2 years ago

    such an unusual creature well captured Norbert.

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  • Marie Brown ©
    Marie Brown ©about 2 years ago


    5/06/2012

  • You have featured twice ;-)))

    – Norbert Probst

  • Marie Brown ©
    Marie Brown ©about 2 years ago


    5/06/2012

  • Magaret Meintjes
    Magaret Meintjesabout 2 years ago


    2012/06/05 1 Image per 24hrs

  • Elaine123
    Elaine123about 2 years ago

  • Thank you very much Elaine.

    – Norbert Probst

  • Manon Boily
    Manon Boilyabout 2 years ago

    wow! that’s a beautiful and amazing and friendly creature! lucky you ;)

  • I’m glad that you like it Manon. Thank you.

    – Norbert Probst

  • WoolleyWorld
    WoolleyWorldabout 2 years ago

    So many wonderful images in your folio….

  • Thank you. It’s my pleasure. Thank you for so many favs!

    – Norbert Probst

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