BREATH

HUMPBACK WHALE

MEGAPTERA NOVAEANGLIAE

Humpback whale mother and calf. Every year, humpback whales migrate thousands of kilometres from Antarctica to Tonga to give birth in the warm waters. In this picture, a mother tenderly supports her young to the surface so that it can breathe and rest.

Kingdom of Tonga
Canon 5D Mk III, Canon 16–35mm f/2.8, 1/160, f/6.3, ISO 320

by Vanessa Mignon