Humpback whale mother and calf, Megaptera novaeangliae

Humpback whale mother, calf (top), male escort (rear), underwater.  A young humpback calf typically swims alongside or above its mother, and male escorts will usually travel behind the mother. Maui, Hawaii, USA, Megaptera novaeangliae, natural history stock photograph, photo id 02818
Humpback whale mother, calf (top), male escort (rear), underwater. A young humpback calf typically swims alongside or above its mother, and male escorts will usually travel behind the mother. Maui, Hawaii, USA

Species: Humpback whale, Megaptera novaeangliae
Location: Maui, Hawaii
Image ID: 02818
Format: Digital 2:3
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