Photographed in the Ha'apai Islands in the Kingdom of Tonga, one of the places where Southern Hemisphere humpback whales return every year to give birth to their calves.
Juvenile humpback makes a close pass as his pectoral fin breaks the surface.
The Joy of the Sun.
A mother and juvenile taking in the sun's rays.
When the Whale is Watching You.
A curious juvenile, nicknamed "Ramby", leaves his mothers side to examine the humans in the water.
A lone humpback seems genuinely happy to have the company of humans in the water. It isn't known whether it was a young female who lost her calf, or a juvenile whale that lost its mother.
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