Facts and figures about one og the big guys Humpback Whales are baleen whales that can weigh 40 tonnes and be 15 metres in length. These whales can frequently be seen in Kaikoura during the winter months.
is a Shark a mammal or fish? That is the question that is perhaps most commonly asked when talking about sharks. Since sharks give birth to pups, and a few species lay eggs, the common consensus is that sharks are mammals.
There are only about humpback whales left in the oceans. In the early whaling was very popular & over whales were killed. Commercial whaling has been banned since the late & currently whaling has been minimized significantly.
Migaloo, the only known all white humpback whale, was photographed by jenny dean (first, third photos) in the great barrier reef. though often described as albino, migaloo has brown eyes and is more likely leucistic or hypopigmented.
Narwhals, the unicorns of the sea, now tracked by satellite