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An Orca in the waters between Victoria Island and Washington State.
Having a Whale of a Time
Orca Whale Surfaces
Whale dwarfs ship
A humpback whale off the coast of Molokai
Peek-a-boo
Humpback Whale Parade
Whale watching in cape cod
A backlit humpback whale in Grenville Channel, the Inside Passage, BC, Canada.
Breaching humpback whale while riding out to Great Barrier Reef
A whale and sea gulls while on Cape Cod Bay. Shooting with a canon SX50
A whale breaching in the Kenai Fjords.
Humpback whale wave on a windy day in Alaska.
Take a ride on the Humpback Whaleroad
Humpback whale feeding time
Dance of the Whale
Desperately Seeking Male Humpback
Whale Happy
Leaping Whale in Juneau
Humpback Whale Tails
A prayer for whale's soul!
Searching for whales
Up close with the gray whales of San Ignacio Lagoon, Baja California
14th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
A whale breaching in the Kenai Fjords.

On a glacier tour, out of Seward, Alaska, we were treated to a surprise show from this active humpback whale. What an awesome experience to see this whale breach well over 30 times.

TAGS: Alaska, Boat, Ocean, United States, Water, Whale, Wildlife

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Bruceville, Texas, United States of America
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© Melissa Kelley.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 07.2016
Total Views: 40
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 1, 2016, 5:59 p.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 50D
Focal Length: 260mm
Shutter Speed: 1/400
Aperture: f7.1
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Seward, Alaska, United States of America