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Humpback Whales Feeding Together

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Location: Khabarovskiy Kray

Khabarovskiy Kray

Humpback Whales Feeding Together

Picture by: Marilyn Dahlheim Picture taken on: September 12th, 2007

Humpback whales form teams for cooperative feeding. One whale blows a ring of bubbles to corral the herring. Another whale gives a deep, long feeding call. Finally, each whale takes a giant mouthful of fish and water. This photo was taken under a NOAA Fisheries scientific research permit. Admire wildlife from a distance, for your safety and their protection

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