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Humpback Whale diving, off Tiverton, Bay of Fundy, Nova Scotia.

This picture was taken from a Zodiac inflatable boat which was smaller than the whale - it was quite exhilarating to see the whale so close!

The growths on the tail are organisms that feed on dead skin and apparently cause the whale no harm.

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Aug 26 2011 07:45 GMT GeoffReeves
Must be really exciting up so close and personal.....
Aug 26 2011 09:01 GMT teddybear2
Oh wow I am so jealous. When I went whale watching I was dreaming for a shot like this
Aug 26 2011 09:17 GMT clintonfolks
Aug 26 2011 09:25 GMT bandsix
You must have had a fantatsic time Thor!! what a cracking shot.....:)
Aug 26 2011 09:25 GMT MargNZ
Wonderful nature shot Thor ... wow so close :)
Aug 26 2011 11:42 GMT Bigbear10
A stunning capture
Aug 26 2011 11:58 GMT hans55 PRO
wow ...must be great to get that close !! ... maybe i can take a shot like this in november as we visit South Africa !!
Aug 26 2011 13:39 GMT saffi9
fantastic i am so jealous
Aug 26 2011 14:13 GMT Annamaria
So close.... great catch, Thor!!
Aug 26 2011 14:34 GMT Bellavista
Am jealous! what a great shot, and thanks for info from its tail. It is interesting.
Aug 26 2011 16:06 GMT nicnic1978xx
wow superb catch
Aug 27 2011 22:00 GMT rosyapple PRO
An ocean ballet - I epsecially like the water droplet detail in full size.
Aug 28 2011 20:01 GMT superJoan
Something I would love to see Thor...what a great shot
Aug 29 2011 14:21 GMT psb64
Aug 29 2011 14:46 GMT marijke06
great catch!