20th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Fin Slap

A southern right whale pectoral fin slapping on the surface at sunset. This photo is shot in Argentinian Patagonia in a bay where these whales gather to give birth.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2022
Date Uploaded: 11.2022
Photo Location: Argentina
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Kat Zhou