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16th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humpback Breach

"80 Thousand Leagues Above the Sea" To put it in perspective, a full grown Humpback can be about 50 feet long and 80,000 pounds; picture a school bus but triple the weight. Now picture this marine mammal's entire body exiting the water!

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 08.2017
Date Uploaded: 06.2018
Photo Location: Sutil Channel, Vancouver Island, Canada
Copyright: © Stuart Clark