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Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Description:

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.

Habitat:

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

Notes:

On this whale watching tour, I got up close and personal to humpbacks without getting wet! Sorry that some of the photos are out of sequence.

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2 Comments

mauna Kunzah
mauna Kunzah 7 years ago

Thanks very much, D!

dandoucette
dandoucette 7 years ago

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

mauna Kunzah
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mauna Kunzah

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

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