20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Big mouth

Sperm whale (Physeter macrocephalus) with fully open mouth. Vulnerable (IUCN). The sperm whale is the largest of the toothed whales. Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 1,000 meters in search of squid to eat. Image has been shot in Dominica, Caribbean Sea, Atlantic Ocean. Photo taken under permit

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.0020
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Dominica
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Franco Banfi