15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

The whale would "blow" and surface three to four times, and then he would flip his fluke, which are unique enough to enable the whales to be identified.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2017
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Juneau, Alaska, United States of America
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark III
Copyright: © Cindy M Smith