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10th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Two bubble-net feeding humpback whales lie at the sea surface, straining water through the baleen in their mouths, as they gorge on small fish and crustaceans from the rich waters of British Columbia

Two bubble-net feeding humpback whales lie at the sea surface, straining water through the baleen in their mouths, as they gorge on small fish and crustaceans from the rich waters of British Columbia before they head south to Hawaii for the winter.

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Date Taken: 09.2011
Date Uploaded: 03.2012
Photo Location: Canada
Camera: E-3
Copyright: © Gary Davis