2015: Best Humpback Whale Photos - maui-mike
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Silhouetted by a haze-obscured sun, a young Humpback whale performs a series of repetitive breaches. It is probably one of this seasons’ hundreds of calves born in Maui’s shallow coastal waters.
Ma’alaea Bay, Maui – 17 January 2015

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