North Pacific humpback whales, a mother and calf pair swim closely together just under the surface of the ocean. The calf will remain with its mother for about a year, migrating from Hawaii to Alaska to feed on herring. Maui, USA
Species: Humpback whale
, Megaptera novaeangliae
Image ID: 00140
Format: Film 3:2
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