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Floating Jellyfish
Path of Porpoises
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A horse in a barn
The after
Catfish for Breakfast
Pier at Sunrise
Sunset over Jordan Lake
Killer Whale Attacks a Gray Whale Calf
Mountain Chickadee
Breaching Humpback
Babes in the Woods
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Good Morning Washington
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Hill Top View of Edinburgh
Balloon Festival
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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest
Breaching Humpback

We never know what we'll see when whale watching on Monterey Bay! This whale had breached numerous times further from our boat (which was in neutral). He disappeared for a couple of minutes and then breached toward us less than 30 yards off our port side.

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San Jose, California, United States of America
Member since 2014
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© Douglas Croft.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 04.2019
Total Views: 47
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: July 16, 2019, 6:48 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 270mm
Shutter Speed: 1/800
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO400
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PHOTO LOCATION Moss Landing, California, United States of America