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Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae




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8 Comments

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 6 years ago

There are three... check out the little one tucked under the fluke of the lead whale (her left side)

julia11cc
julia11cc 6 years ago

Great shot!! It looks like there is 2!!

KarenL
KarenL 7 years ago

Great shot!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 7 years ago

Could be mom was pi@@ed at the escort? Nice air photo, gives such a sense of size difference between calf and adult. That little one has a lot of growing to do.

jason.dzurisin
jason.dzurisin 7 years ago

Yes, mother/calf/escort. It was shot with a 400mm lens at 2,000 ft but I am sure that they were a little agitated with my engine noise.

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 7 years ago

the calf is so tiny!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 7 years ago

Mother calf and escort? Looks like someone is mad... big blow!

Carolina
Carolina 7 years ago

Woah!

Hawaii, USA

Lat: 19.98, Long: -155.84

Spotted on Mar 9, 2011
Submitted on Mar 9, 2011

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