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In rare natural event, mother whale adopts orphaned calf

In rare natural event, mother right whale adopts orphaned calf. Off the coast of South Africa a right whale mother who has a calf appears to have adopted an orphan that was facing an imperiled future.

Great Blue Whales... mom and baby

KINGS OF OCEANS Blue whales are up to 100 feet long. Their tongues alone can weigh as much as an elephant. Their hearts, as much as an automobile.

Whale Watching in Maui Hawaii Whale Season November – May, with the majority of whales January – March, February being peak season.

Now you're prepared for your whale watch on your next Maui winter vacation!

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Excellent article in June's Awake magazine on "How it was Designed" based on the fin.

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Anatomically correct stack of whales. The first and third whales look too similar as well.

Original images by Matthew Maxwell and Pablo Alvarez Vinagre at STUDIOAM. Formatted for Live Science by Karl Tate

Here's Why Sharks Are Cool

A researcher has found that historical estimates of some of the largest ocean creatures are not correct. - Credit: By Karl Tate, Infographics Artist

Orcas - Within each pod, families form into sub-pods centered around older females, usually grandmothers or great-grandmothers. Both male and female offspring remain in close association with their mothers for life. - Center for Whale Research

Center for Whale Research - Orca Whales San Juan Island, WA - my favorite pod of orcas.

A man and his friend, a young sperm whale named Scar, swim together off the west coast of Dominica.by Peter G Allinson Andrew

Andrew and his friend, a young sperm whale named Scar, swim together off the west coast of Dominica. The two of them became "friends" after Andrew saved Scar's life. (photo by Peter G Allinson)

I think this whale just came up to check the weather report...

Newfoundland on a adventure that will take us snorkeling with whales, scuba diving on World War II wrecks, hiking along the East Coast Trail, and canoeing and fishing in the Terra Nova National Park.

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expressions-of-nature: “ Namibia by: Schoo Flemming ” humbuckle whale.