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Humpback whales News

First full humpback whale post mortem performed in Scotland

Tobermory - Scotland’s increased importance as a unique marine habitat for large species had its sadder side, Friday. Experts performed Scotland’s first full post mortem after a humpback whale was found floating in seas off the Isle of Mull.
In the Media by Robert Myles

New Whale Week festival spotlights Scotland’s rich marine habitat

Tobermory - Believed to be the first event of its kind in Scotland, the inaugural Whale Week festival, highlighting the importance of Scotland’s west coast, peppered with islands and inlets, as a habitat for cetaceans, kicks off on Sunday, June 8.
In the Media by Robert Myles - 1 comment

Humpback whales return in higher numbers to British Columbia

Humpback whales in a region of British Columbia doubled in number between 2004 and 2011, halting several years of decline.
In the Media by Tim Sandle - 2 comments

British Columbia - Beached whale dies on White Rock beach

A young humpback whale has died on White Rock beach after becoming stranded by the receding tide. The whale is believed to have been between 1 and 3 years of age.
In the Media by C. Schroeder

Humpback whales intervene in orca attack on gray whale calf Special

Monterey - In what is probably the first time such an event has been witnessed and recorded, humpback whales appeared to try to intervene when a pod of killer whales attacked a baby gray whale.
Digital Journal Report by Candace Calloway Whiting - 5 comments

Pectoral fins of humpback whales inspire new flight technology

Rosdorf - From the ocean to the sky, the humpback whale's large pectoral fins have been the inspiration for the development of new aerodynamic technology to help fast-moving helicopters, maintain lift and increase manoeuvrability.
In the Media by Elizabeth Batt

Humpback Whales boast the longest mammal migration

Researchers document humpback whales travel a distance of 8300 kilometers (5160 miles) from Costa Rica to Antartic.
In the Media by Chris V. Thangham - 3 comments

Humpback whales have "human" brain cells: study

Wow!, more animals to add to our every growing list of creatures that have close similarities to us...
In the Media by KeithLDick - 1 comment
 

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A humpback whale follows a subgroup of orcas. This was the most common orientation seen: humpbacks f...
Alisa Schulman-Janiger
A humpback whale follows a subgroup of orcas. This was the most common orientation seen: humpbacks following the orcas (rather than the reverse), sometimes at increased speeds. © Alisa Schulman-Janiger/Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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One humpback whale tilts its head up out of the water  directed toward
the sole adult male orca that...
Alisa Schulman-Janiger
One humpback whale tilts its head up out of the water, directed toward the sole adult male orca that is surfacing nearby. © Alisa Schulman-Janiger/Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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The artificial bumps on helicopters are smaller than those on a humpback whale; they have a diameter...
DLR Institute of Aerodynamics and Flow Technology
The artificial bumps on helicopters are smaller than those on a humpback whale; they have a diameter of six millimetres and weigh just 0.04 grams.
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The seven humpbacks sometimes stayed in a very tight group  and
other times broke up into subgroups....
Alisa Schulman-Janiger
The seven humpbacks sometimes stayed in a very tight group, and other times broke up into subgroups. © Alisa Schulman-Janiger/Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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A screenshot from the video where two divers are almost eaten by humpback whales
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A screenshot from the video where two divers are almost eaten by humpback whales
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Two humpbacks were present throughout the attack  and were joined shortly after the attack ended by ...
Alisa Schulman-Janiger
Two humpbacks were present throughout the attack, and were joined shortly after the attack ended by five more. © Alisa Schulman-Janiger/Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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Gray Whale Calf: this calf was completely exhausted  under attack by the orcas for at least 30 minut...
Alisa Schulman-Janiger
Gray Whale Calf: this calf was completely exhausted, under attack by the orcas for at least 30 minutes. Its mother is holding it up. © Alisa Schulman-Janiger/Monterey Bay Whale Watch
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A young humpback whale is lifted from the sea off the Isle of Mull in Scotland. Scotland s first ful...
Hebridean Whale and Dolphin Trust
A young humpback whale is lifted from the sea off the Isle of Mull in Scotland. Scotland's first full post mortem on a humpback whale was subsequently performed on the animal.
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