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NOAA Photo Library Image - anim1383

A gray whale cow and calf surfacing in a kelp paddy, next to two sea otters. Gray whales will swim in kelp paddies to avoid killer whales, their chief predator.

Image ID: anim1383, NOAA's Ark - Animals Collection
Location: California, Point Piedras Blancas
Photo Date: 2003
Credit: NOAA Fisheries

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