Female and calf apart from other group of 3 or so, mating?
Mother and calf
Fêmea e filhote avistadas perto da praia, das 10:00h até pelo menos 16:00h
Mother and calf seen close to the beach from 10:00am to at least 16:00h.
Southern Right Whale
near Shag Rocks, 100 miles west of South Georgia, Southern Atlantic Ocean
22 January 2003
Two animals were here perhaps in courtship.
3 shots posted
Balaenidae /bəˈliːnɨdiː/ is a family of whales of the suborder mysticete that contains two living genera. Historically, it is known as the right whale family, as it was thought to contain only species of right whales. Through most of the 20th Century, however, that became a much-debated (and unresolved) topic amongst the scientific community. Finally, in the early 2000s, science reached a definitive conclusion: the bowhead whale, once commonly known as the Greenland right whale, was...