Whale Song

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Jun. 25, 2009

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An encounter with Sweetheart and her calf Heartthrob. An hour long encounter unique in the fact that it was the first time in our twenty years of research that a mother allowed a calf to interact directly with us in total trust: facebook.com We name the whales mnemonically. We give them a name associated with a bodily marking or personality trait which helps us to remember and quickly recognize them in future encounters. Sweetheart, the mother, is named after a heart shaped marking she has ...

Categories Animals

Tags animal videos, big mammals, cetacea, dolphin, humpback, iwhales, migaloo, oceania, research, theoceaniaproject, whale

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