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Uploaded on Saturday 26 Nov 2011 by Peter Prokosch

Two Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaengliae), Abntarctic Peninsular

Year: 2011
From collection: Antarctic biodiversity
Taken by: Peter Prokosch
Humpback whales are migrating long distances. They are born in the tropics, where they spend their winter in waters around the equator. The Southern winter they feed on krill in the cold water around Antarctica. Other populations migrate between the Arctic and the tropics.
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