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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Lunge-feeding Humpback Whales

A quiet, foggy day on Monterey Bay is interrupted by three enormous humpback whales crashing though a school of anchovies at the surface in a behavior called lunge-feeding. Sea lions look on, hoping to pick up any stunned fish that escape the whales.

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San Jose, California, United States of America
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© Douglas Croft.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2017
Total Views: 29
Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: May 7, 2018, 4 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D500
Focal Length: 230mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f11
ISO: ISO500
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PHOTO LOCATION Moss Landing, California, United States of America