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Life is good
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picnic lunch
Beauty After Ashes
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A question of scale
Georgia Night
a lagoon glimpse
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Mediterranean Blue
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 A wild nature of the Corsica
Palacio de Cristal del Retiro
At Dusk
16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A question of scale

A diver is accepted by a pod of sperm whales in the warm waters of Dominica. Nobody knows what they are doing exactly, but it's a behavior known and rarely seen. They are socializing, hugging, clicking, communicating. First we stayed far to not disturb them but they came closer by themselves, allowing the diver (actually my wife...) to enter the pod! They stayed several minutes doing that then disappeared together into the abyss.

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Balma, France
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Date Taken: 02.2017
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