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photo contest slideshow
The family
Teenager
Boneyard cub
Beluga whale touring the tank at Mystic Aquarium
Up Close with a Humpback
Lost Juvenile Whale Covered in Barnacles
Old Man and the Whale
Whale weather vain at dusk.
Chug, Chug, Chug
Big Gulp
Whale, Whale, Whale
Half Calf
Whale, Whale, Whale
Ear to Ear
Fish coat
Whale Rider - Fun at the Beach
Having a whale of a time with sea monster.
Whale Wonders
Lonely Whale
Big one
Breach by a juvenile humpback in Juneau Harbor
Time passages in the Galápagos
The sadness of a goodbye
15th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Half Calf

An incredible day kayaking with these gentle giants in the waters around Maui. The mother protects the baby from below, while the male escort keeps a close eye out for any competition or anything else he deems dangerous. Luckily, I must not have registered as anything big enough to even worry about.

TAGS: Calf, Hawaii, Humpback, Scuba, Underwater, Whale

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Harrodsburg, Kentucky, United States of America
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© Sean Steininger.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 03.2016
Total Views: 27
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Nov. 20, 2017, 12:12 a.m.
Camera Make: Panasonic
Camera Model: DMC-GH2
Focal Length: 18mm
Shutter Speed: 1/125
Aperture: f9
ISO: ISO160
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