Photo of the Day

April 19, 2018

Whale Tale

While freediving with friends off the coast of Mexico's Baja California, Your Shot photographer Jorge Hauser noticed an "unexpected visitor" swimming 45 feet below. "When I dove down I never thought I'd catch up," Hauser says, but he managed to capture this shot: the whale's massive fins looming out of the dark as it swims away. This photo was submitted to Your Shot, our photo community on Instagram. Follow us on Instagram at @natgeoyourshot or visit us at for the latest submissions and news about the community.
Photograph by Jorge Hauser, National Geographic Your Shot

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