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a humpback whale breaching in Witless Bay, Canada
June 26, 2015

Bay Breach

“This image was captured as we were returning from a fruitless search for active humpback whales,” writes David Howells, who took this picture on Canada’s Witless Bay. “We had given up as the sun was setting and were returning to harbor when this young humpback started breaching right in front of us. Sometimes you just get lucky!”

This photo was submitted to the 2015 Traveler Photo Contest. Find your best travel photos and join the competition.

Photograph by David Howells, National Geographic Your Shot

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