Humpback whale, abandoned calf alongside Hawaii Whale Research Foundation research boat. This young calf lived only a few days after being abandoned or separated from its mother, and was eventually attacked by tiger sharks. Maui, USA
Species: Humpback whale
, Megaptera novaeangliae
Image ID: 05983
Format: Digital 2:3
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