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17th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Humpbacks Bubble-Net Feeding

Bubble-net feeding is a unique feeding technique employed by humpback whales in which a group of whales swims in a shrinking circle blowing bubbles below a school of fish. This shrinking column of bubbles surrounds the school of fish, forcing them upward. Antarctica, January 2019

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 01.2019
Date Uploaded: 09.2019
Photo Location: Antarctica, Antarctica
Copyright: © Vadim Balakin
Awards
Photo of the Day: 09.30.19
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