15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humpback whale and calf

Humpback whale and calf photographed off the coast of Tonga (Vavau). Calf was approximately 2 weeks old. The humpbacks migrate to warmer waters from the Antartica to breed every year ,where they are spotted off the coast of pacific countries and Australia.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 02.2015
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Vavau, Tonga
Copyright: © Harin Dias