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The incredible humpback whale

"If the Killer whales spot the newly born calf, they will, much like a pack of wolfs, try to separate the calf from its mother, whereby it will become extremely vulnerable."

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The flying whale

The publicity from his role in Free Willy led to an effort by Warner Brothers Studio to find him a better home.

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Whale Watching in Iceland

There have been major changes in Icelandic waters for the passed century. This has had a direct impact on migration routs of some whales to Iceland.

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Icelandic Humpbacks

The humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m (39–52 ft)

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Minke whales: The smallest one

You will never see a minke whale fluke-up but you may see the side of the fluke cutting the water’s surface as they generally turn their bodies when surface feeding.

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Baleen whales feeding behavior

The volume of the water + the food absorbed by the whale can be huge and sometimes more than the volume of the whale itself.

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Do some dolphins have names?

Unlike most mammals, marine mammals cannot rely on vision and smell as their main senses. The vision is compromised under slow physical movement of the water.

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