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9th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
A cow of the endangered southern hemisphere humpback whales holds her 2 week old calf to the surface. Though seemingly relaxed, she kept a cautious and watchful eye on her new company in the deep blue

A cow of the endangered southern hemisphere humpback whales holds her 2 week old calf to the surface. Though seemingly relaxed, she kept a cautious and watchful eye on her new company in the deep blue South Pacific waters surrounding Niue.

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Date Taken: 09.2011
Date Uploaded: 10.2011
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Camera: Canon PowerShot G9
Copyright: © Lucinda Van Oosterom