18th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
The largest

Blue whale (Balaenoptera musculus brevicauda) is the largest animal ever known to have existed. This may be the pygmy sub-species of blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus. Trincomalee, Eastern Province, Sri Lanka, Bay of Bengal, Indian Ocean

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2018
Date Uploaded: 11.2020
Photo Location: Trincomale, Sri Lanka
Camera: Canon EOS 5D Mark IV
Copyright: © Franco Banfi