Photo of the Day

September 1, 2019

Whale of a Tail

On a summer night off the coast of Iceland, a humpback whale shows off its tail while looking for dinner. Terns hover above the water, eager to snatch up any food the whale might miss. 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 Koen Hoekemeijer, National Geographic Your Shot

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