15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World

I had only two chances to jump to this animal. He swam quickly away from the island and it was difficult to trace him. The Tongan population of humpback whales sails to the shores of Antarctica where they feed. During this migration, they can sail up to ten thousand kilometers.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 09.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Tonga
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark II
Copyright: © Martin Prochazka