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double luck... Humpback during trip north of Prince Rupert (Canada) and lucky me a second came to breath. British Columbia,Canada,Geotagged,Humpback whale,Megaptera novaeangliae,Summer,canada Click/tap to enlarge

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Humpback during trip north of Prince Rupert (Canada) and lucky me a second came to breath.

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  1. Awesome timing and location! Care to share more about this trip? Posted 3 years ago

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The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m and weigh around 25–30 metric tons . The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. It is known for breaching and other distinctive surface behaviors, making it popular with whale watchers. Males produce a complex song lasting 10 to 20 minutes, which they repeat for hours at a time. All the males in a group will produce the same.. more

Similar species: Even-toed Ungulates
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Uploaded Apr 20, 2017. Captured Jul 18, 2016 23:13 in Tuck Inlet Rd, Lax Kw'alaams, BC V0V, Canada.
  • Canon EOS 7D
  • f/8.0
  • 1/512s
  • ISO100
  • 420mm