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Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) discovered by Tclenche (#2860)

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Sighting Info

Observed: July 21, 2014 @ 10:30 AM
Posted on: July 21, 2014 @ 12:19 PM (diff: 0 days)
Comments:
either sleeping or in distress. it remained motionless on the surface except for about one breath a minute. we observed it over a 20 minute time period. when i went back an hour later, i could not find it

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By Lessa on 7/22/2014 9:46:57 AM

interesting behaviour - I've never heard anyone report that before. 

By Tclenche on 7/22/2014 10:55:46 AM

it is new to me also, but scientists that I have been speaking with since have told me this is normal after a large feeding

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