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Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae


Plenty of tail-slapping humpback action! At least three individuals are pictured. The last photo shows two whales next to each other as one sprays water out of its blowhole.


These individuals were spotted in the Pacific Ocean, just off the coast of Maui, although humpback whales are found in almost all major oceans.


On this whale watching tour, I got up close and personal to humpbacks without getting wet!

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mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 9 years ago

Thanks very much, D!

Dan Doucette
Dan Doucette 9 years ago

Wow! Nice series K! Perfect timing on the second photo.

mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

Maalaea, Hawaii, United States

Spotted on Jan 8, 2014
Submitted on Mar 13, 2014

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