13th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Beluga Whale Basks in the Spring Sunshine

During one of my dives in the White sea I met a beluga whale, basking in the spring sunshine. The whale was very friendly, swam around for several minutes, stood close enough and let me possibility to take some pictures.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 04.2013
Date Uploaded: 11.2015
Photo Location: Russia
Camera: NIKON D3S
Copyright: © Viktor Lyagushkin