1993 Photo Contest, Nature, Singles, 2nd prize
Photographer

Pierre Perrin

Witness

01 January, 1992

Cormorants are used to catch fish. They launch themselves into the water like torpedoes and go straight for their prey, which they store in a patch of distensible skin in their neck. A piece of straw tied around the neck prevents them from swallowing their catch.

About the photographer

Pierre Perrin

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