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Competitive pods of Humpback Whales

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The Hawaiian Islands Humpback Whale National Marine Sanctuary is 1,218 nautical square miles of protected waters surrounding the main Hawaiian Islands where an estimated 15,000 Humpback Whales from Alaska come to give birth and mate (http://hawaiihumpbackwhale.noaa.gov/management/welcome.html). Recently I was part of a research cruise focusing on competitive pods of Humpback Whales, which are pods of […]