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two humpback whales, an adult and a calf, swimming in the waters off Tonga
January 14, 2015

Two to Tonga

“This day the sea was clear and quiet,” writes Your Shot member Fabrice Guerin, who captured this picture of a humpback whale and calf off the South Pacific island of Tonga. “The baby played for a few moments, and before joining the depths of the ocean, rubbed its mother as if to [give her] a hug.”

Guerin’s picture recently appeared in Your Shot’s Daily Dozen.

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Photograph by Fabrice Guerin, National Geographic Your Shot
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