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15th Annual Smithsonian Magazine Photo Contest Natural World
Whale, Whale, Whale

An incredible day kayaking with these gentle giants in the waters around Maui. The mother protects the baby from below, while the male escort keeps a close eye out for any competition or anything else he deems dangerous. Luckily, I must not have registered as anything big enough to even worry about.

Photo Detail
Date Taken: 03.2016
Date Uploaded: 11.2017
Photo Location: Lahaina, Hawaii, United States of America
Camera: DMC-GH2
Copyright: © Sean Steininger