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NOAA Photo Library Image - nur02002

Humpback whale calves are born in wintering waters of the tropics and subtropics . This humpback whale mother and calf will remain virtually inseparable. The calf weans at around ten or eleven months.

Image ID: nur02002, Voyage To Inner Space - Exploring the Seas With NOAA Collect
Location: Boreal to Tropical Atlantic and Pacific
Credit: OAR/National Undersea Research Program (NURP)

Category: Sea Life/Marine Mammals/Midwater/

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