Humpback whale head lunging, showing bleeding tubercles caused by collisions with other whales, rostrum extended out of the water, exhaling at the surface, exhibiting surface active social behaviours. Molokai, Hawaii, USA
Species: Humpback whale
, Megaptera novaeangliae
Image ID: 04084
Format: Film 3:2
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