PHOTO OF THE DAY: 09.03.19
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Fish Eats Fish
Sunset and Flamingos
Catching the Dream
End of the Day
Coast
Flying With Ju
Plastic
Our Promise
Transporting Cargo
Propeller Trial Run
Colorful Houses
Young Humpback Whale
Harvesting Salt
A Dinka Sings to His Cattle
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Surrounded Brown Bear
Wings
A Peek of a Peak
Silence
Esteiro
17th Annual Smithsonian.com Photo Contest
Young Humpback Whale

Edited photographer caption: I took this photo in Vava'u, Tonga. My estimate is that this whale is about three months old. I stayed quietly on the surface so as not to surprise the mother and the whale.

TAGS: Japan, Tonga

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Kitakami, Japan
Member since 2017
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Photo of the Day: 09.03.19 Editors' Pick
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© reiko takahashi.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2019
Total Views: 7287
Filed Under: Natural World
Camera Information
Date Uploaded: Aug. 26, 2019, 3:46 p.m.
Camera Make: NIKON CORPORATION
Camera Model: NIKON D810
Focal Length: 15mm
Shutter Speed: 1/500
Aperture: f8
ISO: ISO1100
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