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Tony Wu identifies whale “super mum” Photo

Tony Wu identifies whale “super mum”

Underwater photographer and environmental researcher Tony Wu has been cataloguing the humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) that visit the waters around Kingdom of Tonga each year to breed. In the course of this he has found that the individual female featured in Darren Rice’s video has now had 7 separate calves over a 15 year period and he has dubbed her “super mommy”.

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Anchovies bring Humpbacks to Monterey Bay Photo

Anchovies bring Humpbacks to Monterey Bay

Unusually large numbers of anchovies in the late summer and fall of this year have brought increased numbers of humpback whales to Monterey Bay. A whale watching location that typically sees few humpback whales has counted nearly 200 this year. Image from Shutterstock.

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