20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

The escort whales have been following and protecting the mother and child humpback whales not far away, so as to obtain the next mating opportunity, because more male whales will come to grab more mating rights.

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Date Taken: 09.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Vava'u , Tonga, Tonga
Camera: ILCE-1
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