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16th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Peduncle Throw

A young humpback whale made a peduncle throw 5 meters away from my camera. This powerful manoeuvre is executed when a humpback pivots its head downwards and throws the lower portion of its body across the water surface. This behaviour has been described to be an expression of defence, aggression or play.

TAGS: Power, Throw, Tonga

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Member since 2017
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© WAI HOE MOK.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 09.2016
Total Views: 13
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Nov. 21, 2018, 1:23 a.m.
Camera Make: Canon
Camera Model: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/320
Aperture: f10
ISO: ISO320
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PHOTO LOCATION Vava'u, Tonga