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"The Best Adventures Are Those You Least Expect" - 🔵 Maestro's Notes: This amazing moment was filmed using the new GoPro HERO7 @goproanz @gopro on location in Exmouth, Western Australia with Youngbloods @ybsofficial Founder, Adventurer and Explorer, Brodie Moss @brodiemoss and his Trusty Adventure Pup, Ed @strydamoss featuring the Founder of Balu Blue Foundation @balubluefoundation , Co-Founder of Two Songs Sanctuary, Divemaster, Freediver, Model, Surfer and Fellow Vegan🌱, Mum to Ohana and Bunji The Kangaroo, My Long-time Friend, Brinkley Davies @brinkleydavies - When you catch up with your OG adventure squad and you get a couple of 30 tonne surprises 😂🐋. . . . . Adventure mode on last night with @brodiemoss @strydamoss . . The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m (39–52 ft) and weigh around 25–30 metric tons (28–33 short tons). The humpback has a distinctive body shape, with long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. It is known for breaching and other distinctive surface behaviors, making it popular with whale watchers. Males produce a complex song lasting 10 to 20 minutes, which they repeat for hours at a time. Its purpose is not clear, though it may have a role in mating. Whales are air-breathing mammals who must surface to get the air they need. The stubby dorsal fin is visible soon after the blow(exhalation) when the whale surfaces, but disappears by the time the flukes emerge. Humpbacks have a 3 m (9.8 ft), heart-shaped to bushy blow through the blowholes. They do not generally sleep at the surface, but they must continue to breathe. Possibly only half of their brain sleeps at one time, with one half managing the surface-blow-dive process without awakening the other half. #Conservation #Education #Research #OceanOptimism #HumpbackWhales #Exmouth #WedternAustralia #Surprise #Nature #RulesAll #Hero7Black #SaveOurWhales #StopIcelandWhaling #SaveOurOceans #Cetaceans #AncientMariners
Humpback Whales 🐋 . Follow: 👉@special.planet 👈👈 for more Amazing 📸 #special .planet . 📸 @adammartinphotography All rights and credits reserved to their respective owner . . . . #ocean #moorea #frenchpolynesia #tahiti #southpacific #whales #humpbackwhale #humpbackwhales #cetacean #wildlife #nature #ocean #underwaterphotography #roam247 #stopicelandwhaling #underwaterphotographer #uwphotography
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Following a huge breach this whale then finished off with a head lunge. Always inspired by the power and grace of these magnificent creatures.
This little guy welcomed me back to topside whale watching with a series of breaches until he launched fully out of the water. Loved seeing them underwater but also topside. And now I know what’s going on underneath.
Back home from Tonga and the Southern migration is in full swing. This young whale had all the moves and produced an impressive tail “flutter” and streams of water.
"Armada" - 🔵Maestro's Notes: This amazing footage of a pod of Gray Whales was filmed off the Coast of San Diego, California courtesy of Aerial and Landscape Wildlife Photographer and Videographer, Domenic Biagini @dolphindronedom - I am so ready for whales by the pod 🤙🏻 • The Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus), also known as the Grey Whale, Gray Back Whale, Pacific Gray Whale, or California Gray Whale is a baleen whale that migrates between feeding and breeding grounds yearly. It reaches a length of 14.9 meters (49 ft), a weight of 36 tonnes (40 short tons), and lives between 55 and 70 years. The common name of the whale comes from the gray patches and white mottling on its dark skin. Gray whales were once called devil fish because of their fighting behavior when hunted. The gray whale is the sole living species in the genus Eschrichtius, which in turn is the sole living genus in the family Eschrichtiidae. This mammal descended from filter-feeding whales that appeared at the beginning of the Oligocene, over 30 million years ago. The gray whale is distributed in an eastern North Pacific (North American) population and a critically endangered western North Pacific (Asian) population. North Atlantic populations were extirpated (perhaps by whaling) on the European coast before AD 500 and on the American coast around the late 17th to early 18th centuries. However, on May 8, 2010, a sighting of a gray whale was confirmed off the coast of Israel in the Mediterranean Sea, leading some scientists to think they might be repopulating old breeding grounds that have not been used for centuries. In May and June 2013 a gray whale was sighted off the coast of Namibia – the first confirmed in the Southern Hemisphere. The round-trip journey of one gray whale has set a new record for the longest mammal migration, covering a distance of more than 22,000 kilometres across the Pacific Ocean. Her migration has shown new insight into how endangered species are making drastic changes in their life style. - #Conservation #Education #Research #OneOceanGlobal #OceanOptimism #GrayWhale #SanDiego #California #SaveOurWhales #StopIcelandWhaling
DAY 12- WHALE Even the loudest animal in the world needs your voice. #inktober2018 #inktobernid #inktober2018day12 #whale #savethewhales #stopicelandwhaling #whaling
Inktober Day 11: “Cruel” Today’s drawing, while I know it is not a whaling boat, this is how I chose to depict this. Did you know 16,000 whales have been murdered every year for 83 consecutive years and Since 1986, over 25,000 whales have been murdered legally for “scientific research”? We need to stop the murder of such beautiful creatures! #inktober2018 #inktober #ink #inktober2k18 #highlight #shadow #drawing #acmoore #michaels #hobbylobby #micron #tombow #fabercastell #artistsofinstagram #art #artist #artistsoninstagram #copic #markers #copicmarkers #copicmarkerart #whale #cruel #whaling #stopwhaling #stopicelandwhaling #stopwhalingnow
#Repost @cristinamittermeier • • • • • The fluke of a large humpback whale glistens under the setting sun in #Antarctica . For me, the ocean is a source of passion and inspiration, a precious and interconnected community, and a vital component of a healthy planet. If we want to share a healthy future, we must speak loudly and passionately about that dream. We must stand up for marine life. We need voices like yours to #StopIcelandWhaling . Sign the petition (link in bio) pledging not to visit Iceland until the commercial fin whaling industry stops operating. Help us reach 100,000 signatures by September 11th when the petition will be taken to the International Whaling Commission. #StopTheHunt
Love to see the differences in size with these beautiful creatures. You think the calf is big until mother rises majestically from the depths and delicately lifts her calf on her head.
#Repost @cristinamittermeier • • • • • The fluke of a large humpback whale glistens under the setting sun in #Antarctica . For me, the ocean is a source of passion and inspiration, a precious and interconnected community, and a vital component of a healthy planet. If we want to share a healthy future, we must speak loudly and passionately about that dream. We must stand up for marine life. We need voices like yours to #StopIcelandWhaling . Sign the petition (link in bio) pledging not to visit Iceland until the commercial fin whaling industry stops operating. Help us reach 100,000 signatures by September 11th when the petition will be taken to the International Whaling Commission. #StopTheHunt Thank you @cristinamittermeier ! Your photos are so precious!
I’m sure this calf will be a warrior - already bearing an impressive pattern of scratches and scars. Certainly not afraid of us. Such an amazing experience with so many incredible moments. Thank you @pxlexplorer and @darrenjew and the rest of the team who work so hard for many months to ensure every guest has the experience of a lifetime.
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Such a little calf - mostly staying close to mumma. Still found time to pop to the surface and do a breach or two in the middle of us.
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