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December 17, 2018

Scientific Swim

These sperm whales are half asleep, bobbing underwater while almost completely vertical. While conducting scientific research, a free diver swims between the whales, without using any equipment to breathe. 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 FABRICE GUERIN, National Geographic Your Shot

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