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Humpback Whale

Megaptera novaeangliae

Description:

30-50 feet, dark blue-black, knobbly head, long pectoral fins, short dorsal fin.

Habitat:

Cold salt water.

Notes:

Saw these on a whale-watching tour off Cape Cod- absolutely magnificent!

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SaltwaterHeart
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SaltwaterHeart

Massachusetts, USA

Lat: 42.06, Long: -70.18

Spotted on Aug 6, 2011
Submitted on Nov 6, 2011

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