Photo: Dusky Dolphin Leaping Kaikoura NZ

While on a dolphin watching tour with Encounter Kaikoura off Kaikoura, NZ, passengers received a show from this Dusky Dolphin leaping feet out of the water.

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Dusky Dolphin Leaping Kaikoura NZ
Photo of a Dusky Dolphin having some fun while leaping clear out of the water off the Kaikoura coast on the South Island of NZ.

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A Dusky Dolphin in the waters off Kaikoura, NZ decides to give passengers aboard a dolphin watching trip something to talk about when returning to land. Leaping clear out of the water is something which these energetic dolphins love to do along with surfing in the wake of the boats.

Dusky Dolphin, Lagenorhynchus obscurus, during a dolphin watching tour with Encounter Kaikoura, Kaikoura, Canterbury, East Coast, South Island, New Zealand.

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I photographed this photo with the digital SLR camera model Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II, aperture of f/6.3, exposure time of 1/500 sec. on ISO 200, as always I used a original Canon Lens, the focus lenght for this picture was 190mm.

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