Whale Research

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Aug. 20, 2009

bit.ly My Auntie is a whale we encountered for the first time during our 1994 research expedition. She is with young males and is demonstrating typical courting behavior. Tail slapping is a normal interaction between a female and the males accompanying her in what is known as a 'competitive group'. We have documented the appearance of five of My Auntie's calves since 1994. We suspected that she was about to conceive after this episode of courtship in 2001. She returned in 2002 and nudged her ...

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