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North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and calf pair swim closely together just under the surface of the ocean.  The calf will remain with its mother for about a year, migrating from Hawaii to Alaska to feed on herring, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Humpback whale breaching, near Molokai, Hawaii. Megaptera novaeangliae.  It is suspected the breaching often has a communicative purpose which depends on the behavioral context of the moment, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph.  The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray.  The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth, Balaenoptera musculus, San Diego, California Add To Light Table
North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and calf pair swim closely together just under the surface of the ocean. The calf will remain with its mother for about a year, migrating from Hawaii to Alaska to feed on herring.
Image ID: 00140  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Humpback whale breaching, near Molokai, Hawaii. Megaptera novaeangliae. It is suspected the breaching often has a communicative purpose which depends on the behavioral context of the moment.
Image ID: 00205  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Two blue whales, a mother and her calf, swim through the open ocean in this aerial photograph. The calf is blowing (spouting, exhaling) with a powerful column of spray. The blue whale is the largest animal ever to live on Earth.
Image ID: 02304  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Half Dome and storm clouds at sunset, viewed from Sentinel Bridge, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring, with a rainbow appearing in the spray of the falls, viewed from the Mist Trail, Yosemite National Park, California This photo is the top of a stack of similar images, click to see them all.Add To Light Table Kelp frond showing pneumatocysts, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table
Half Dome and storm clouds at sunset, viewed from Sentinel Bridge.
Image ID: 22744  
Location: Half Dome, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Vernal Falls at peak flow in late spring, with a rainbow appearing in the spray of the falls, viewed from the Mist Trail.
Image ID: 12634  
Location: Vernal Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Kelp frond showing pneumatocysts.
Image ID: 00627  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Yosemite Falls at peak flow in late spring, viewed from Cooks Meadow, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Blue whale fluking up (raising its tail) before a dive to forage for krill,  Baja California (Mexico), Balaenoptera musculus Add To Light Table El Capitan and Merced River, Yosemite Valley, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
Yosemite Falls at peak flow in late spring, viewed from Cooks Meadow.
Image ID: 12631  
Location: Yosemite Falls, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Blue whale fluking up (raising its tail) before a dive to forage for krill, Baja California (Mexico).
Image ID: 03332  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
 
El Capitan and Merced River, Yosemite Valley.
Image ID: 05413  
Location: El Capitan, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Clouds light up with blazing colors at sunset, La Jolla, California Add To Light Table North Pacific humpback whale raising its fluke before diving underwater to forage for herring in southeast Alaska, Megaptera novaeangliae, Maui Add To Light Table Kelp fronds, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table
Clouds light up with blazing colors at sunset.
Image ID: 04819  
Location: La Jolla, California, USA
 
North Pacific humpback whale raising its fluke before diving underwater to forage for herring in southeast Alaska.
Image ID: 02154  
Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Kelp fronds.
Image ID: 03423  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
Kelp forest, Macrocystis pyrifera, San Clemente Island Add To Light Table An enormous blue whale raises its fluke (tail) high out of the water before diving.  Open ocean offshore of San Diego, Balaenoptera musculus Add To Light Table Unicorn Peak at sunset, seen from Tuolumne Meadows.  Cockscomb Peak rises in the distance, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
Kelp forest.
Image ID: 04660  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
Location: San Clemente Island, California, USA
 
An enormous blue whale raises its fluke (tail) high out of the water before diving. Open ocean offshore of San Diego.
Image ID: 07519  
Species: Blue whale, Balaenoptera musculus
Location: San Diego, California, USA
 
Unicorn Peak at sunset, seen from Tuolumne Meadows. Cockscomb Peak rises in the distance.
Image ID: 09945  
Location: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Sunrise light on clouds Add To Light Table Sunset reflections in the Tuolumne River, Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Fern Springs, a small natural spring in Yosemite Valley near the Pohono Bridge, trickles quietly over rocks as it flows into the Merced River, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
Sunrise light on clouds.
Image ID: 06225  
 
Sunset reflections in the Tuolumne River.
Image ID: 09975  
Location: Tuolumne Meadows, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Fern Springs, a small natural spring in Yosemite Valley near the Pohono Bridge, trickles quietly over rocks as it flows into the Merced River.
Image ID: 12648  
Location: Fern Springs, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Mountain dogwood, or Pacific dogwood, Yosemite Valley, Cornus nuttallii, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table Ocean surface Add To Light Table Sand, water and light Add To Light Table
Mountain dogwood, or Pacific dogwood, Yosemite Valley.
Image ID: 12672  
Species: Mountain dogwood, Cornus nuttallii
Location: Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
Ocean surface.
Image ID: 00303  
Location: Bahamas
 
Sand, water and light.
Image ID: 00304  
Location: Bahamas
 
Atop Haleakala volcano, Maui Add To Light Table Clouds and sunlight, Maui Add To Light Table Old Faithful geyser at peak eruption, Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table
Atop Haleakala volcano.
Image ID: 05609  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Clouds and sunlight.
Image ID: 05644  
Location: Maui, Hawaii, USA
 
Old Faithful geyser at peak eruption.
Image ID: 07182  
Location: Upper Geyser Basin, Yellowstone National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
The Teton Range is reflected in a calm sidewater of the Snake River near Blacktail Ponds, summer, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table Water patterns Add To Light Table Giant Sequoia tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum, Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California Add To Light Table
The Teton Range is reflected in a calm sidewater of the Snake River near Blacktail Ponds, summer.
Image ID: 07382  
Location: Blacktail Ponds, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
 
Water patterns.
Image ID: 03184  
 
Giant Sequoia tree.
Image ID: 03644  
Species: Giant sequoia tree, Sequoiadendron giganteum
Location: Mariposa Grove, Yosemite National Park, California, USA
 
A parent and child admire the fascinating kelp forest tank at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, California, Macrocystis pyrifera Add To Light Table Dune primrose blooms in spring following winter rains.  Dune primrose is a common ephemeral wildflower on the Colorado Desert, growing on dunes.  Its blooms open in the evening and last through midmorning.  Anza Borrego Desert State Park, Oenothera deltoides, Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California Add To Light Table Aspens, a small creek and an old barn along Mormon Row below the Teton Range, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming Add To Light Table
A parent and child admire the fascinating kelp forest tank at the Birch Aquarium at Scripps Institution of Oceanography, San Diego, California.
Image ID: 10310  
Species: Giant kelp, Macrocystis pyrifera
 
Dune primrose blooms in spring following winter rains. Dune primrose is a common ephemeral wildflower on the Colorado Desert, growing on dunes. Its blooms open in the evening and last through midmorning. Anza Borrego Desert State Park.
Image ID: 10479  
Species: Dune Primrose, Dune Evening Primrose, Oenothera deltoides
Location: Anza-Borrego Desert State Park, Borrego Springs, California, USA
 
Aspens, a small creek and an old barn along Mormon Row below the Teton Range.
Image ID: 07377  
Location: Mormon Row, Grand Teton National Park, Wyoming, USA
 


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Updated: October 21, 2020