Whale Song

Posted by MassYoutubeUploader on Jun. 25, 2009

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 ...

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

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