Breaching Humpback Calf

Discussion in 'Other Animals' started by Baywing, Jun 22, 2007.

  1. Baywing

    Baywing

    Feb 22, 2005
    CT USA
    This 4-5 month old calf is practicing breaching while mom is otherwise occupied. This is a necessary skill to learn early, as if they get seperated, all the calf has to do is breach and mom will know where it is. If a calf wanders off, it may breach as a call to mom, which mom will answer with a breach or tail slap of her own. The calf then can make a bee-line to mom, homing in on the sound.
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  2. haze2

    haze2

    780
    Mar 18, 2007
    Phoenix, AZ
    Beautiful shot!
     
  3. Gale

    Gale

    978
    Jan 26, 2005
    Viera Fl
    Wonderful image and information
     
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