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Humpback whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

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8 Comments

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 10 years ago

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

julia11cc
julia11cc 10 years ago

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

KarenL
KarenL 10 years ago

Great shot!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 11 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 11 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 11 years ago

the calf is so tiny!

galewhale..Gale
galewhale..Gale 11 years ago

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

Carolina
Carolina 11 years ago

Woah!

jason.dzurisin
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jason.dzurisin

Hawaii, USA

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

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