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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) and weigh about 36,000 kg (79,...

What Preys on Humpback Whales? | Animals - mom.me

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Growing to lengths of over 50 feet, the massive adult humpback whale has few natural predators. These marine mammals are found in most of the world's ...

Why Are Killer Whales Suddenly Hunting Humpbacks? - Gizmodo

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Dec 3, 2014 ... But new evidence suggests that Humpback whale calves are a regular snack for ... That is, they were only opportunistic predators, striking when the ... But the Humpbacks have a few tricks up their sleeves to avoid the Killers.

Humpback Whales Protect Other Animals From Killer Whales, But ...

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Jul 28, 2016 ... When you weigh 36 tonnes (40 tons), you don't have to worry too much about getting eaten by predators. However, not content to simply ...

Kids' Times: Humpback Whale - NOAA Fisheries

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Humpback whales usually dive underwater for 3-5 minutes. NMFS File ... Humpback whales have tubercles on their head and jaw. .... Who are their predators?

BBC - Earth - Orcas and whales seen in fight to the death

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Dec 8, 2014 ... Under the waves cruises a pod of orcas, huge, sleek predators, each around 8 ... Perhaps most surprising, humpback whales also have adult ...

Why did a humpback whale just save this seal's life? | Science | AAAS

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Jul 22, 2016 ... Because of their large size, humpback whales don't have to worry about many predators. Killer whales are the only species known to attack, ...

Wild Whales » Humpback Whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

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The majority of humpback whales feeding in northern BC appear to be wintering in Hawaii. The southern BC whales have animals that have been re-sighted off ...

Do Blue Whales Have Predators? - Whale Facts

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For the most part blue whales are too large to have any known natural predators. In fact the only known predators to attempt to attack a blue whale is a group of ...

Humpback Whale Facts

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The humpback whale is a large marine mammal that belongs to one of over 80 ... Humpback whales have a pretty diverse diet when it comes to the baleen ...

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What animals eat humpback whales? | Reference.com

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Predators of humpback whales include orcas (killer whales) and humans. ... humpbacks have migrated to tropical areas like Hawaii to avoid killer whale attacks ...

Whale Predators - Whale Facts and Information

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Whales have no natural predators in the water so they have been able to live for many years in the water if the conditions are right.

Humpback Whales in Maui: Hawaii Ocean Project: Whale ...

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Another reason to come to Maui is that Hawaiian waters are virtually predator free for the humpback whales. Humpback whales have very few natural predators.