The humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) is a species of baleen whale.
One of the larger rorqual species, adults range in length from 12–16 m (39–52 ft)
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Aug 9, 2012 ... All rights belong to their respective owners* My favorite animal is the humpback
whale! It's the way they look, the way they move with such ...
The humpback whale is one of the rorquals, a family that also includes the blue
whale, fin whale, Bryde's whale, sei whale, and minke whale. Rorquals have two
Humpback Whale Facts. Taxonomy. Class: mammalia. Order: cetacea. Suborder:
mysteceti (which means “moustached” in greek by the way and all are baleen ...
DESCRIPTION: The humpback whale was given its common name because of
the shape of its dorsal (back) fin and the way it looks when the animal is diving.
IDENTIFICATION. Size – to a maximum length of 16 metres; thick, rotund body
shape. Colour – black to gray, varying amounts of white on undersides, throat
Jul 30, 2016 ... Another event, involving a pair of humpback whales attempting to save a gray
whale calf from a hunting pod of orcas after it had become ...
Humpback whales (scientific name: Megaptera novaeangliae) can be found in all
parts of the oceans except for the polar seas. When these marine mammals ...
Humpback whales are extremely active, often slapping their flippers and flukes
on the surface of the sea. They also breach more than any other baleen whales.