Site not look beautiful? Click here

As We See It

[The Backstory]

Waking up to a lionfish

Image
Photo: Leila Navidi

Shark Reef Aquarium | Mandalay Bay | July 23, 2013 | 7:31 a.m.

I often have the chance to wander through Strip spaces at odd hours. Last month I had the chance to photograph the Shark Reef Aquarium in the early morning before it opened to the public. Of all the creepy creatures I encountered, the lionfish was one of the most striking. As can probably be deduced by its coloration, the lionfish is venomous and eats other fish. As it stared deep into my lens in the dark and quiet Shark Reef, I felt like it would eat me if it had the chance.

Share

Commenting Policy

  • Baruk loves beautifully cut bangs, kickboxing and the Chicago Bulls.

  • “Shut up! We paid for a bus ride; we didn’t pay for this!”

  • The "range war" has been building for more than 20 years.

  • Get More As We See It Stories
Top of Story