19th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
WHALE TALE - A tail slap during the Southern Migration

I was out whale watching and we had a few breaches and tail slaps. I love knowing that the whale tail is equivalent to our fingerprint and I always wonder what tale it has to tell about it's life so far. I'll be looking out for it again next year.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 10.2021
Date Uploaded: 11.2021
Photo Location: BYRON BAY, Australia
Camera: NIKON D850
Copyright: © Sonia Friedrich