Humpback Whales

We saw quite a few Humpback Whales off Baja, Mexico in the time we spent there.  On our last afternoon we spent 3-4 hours with about a dozen animals who played around and under the boat, so close on occasions that we had to protect ourselves from their blows.  At around 40 tons, they drive themselves through and often out of the water with their powerful fins and fluke.  Each whale’s fluke is like a fingerprint which can identify it from any other.

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