2015: Best Humpback Whale Photos - maui-mike
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This immature adult Humpback whale, probably a newly-weened yearling, has already accumulated a nice collection of barnacles on the leading edges of its flukes.
Ma’alaea Bay, Maui – 17 January 2015

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