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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Travel
Behind The Nets

Four illegally caught orca being held in a small sea pen at the Srednyaya Bay 'whale jail' in Russia's Far East. These orcas, and 6 others have recently been released back into the wild after much international pressure.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2019
Date Uploaded: 11.2019
Photo Location: Nakhodka, Russia
Camera: NIKON D500
Copyright: © Katy Laveck Foster