Humpback Whales of Maui: 2009 to 2013 - maui-mike


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A new calf practices breaching offshore from Ukumehame, leeward side Maui. It's believed that the mothers of newborns encourage this and other energetic behavior in order to strengthen their swimming muscles in preparation for the long journey back to the Alaskan waters.

1 February 2013

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