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High Five with a Humpback Whale

Humpback whale

Beluga whales and their young converge each summer on Canada's Cunningham Bay where they swim in the shallows for a body scrub against the gravel, scraping off their old skin and keeping them clean and healthy. by BBC, Frozen Planet. #Beluga_Whale #bbc #Frozen_Planet

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Lynx Picture – Animal Photo - National Geographic Photo of the Day

Canadian Lynx, Yukon Territory

A beluga with a halo bubble: A Beluga whale has become a sensation at an aquarium after learning how to blow halo-shaped bubbles. The extraordinary sight was captured on camera by photographer Hiroya Minakuchi at the Shimane aquarium in Japan. He said: “This beluga started making bubble rings when she was seven. And a couple of years ago she developed her technique. Now she blows the water from her mouth to make a current, which is not visible for us underwater. She then blows air from her…

Migaloo, the only known all white humpback whale, was photographed by Jenny Dean in the Great Barrier Reef. Though often described as albino, Migaloo has brown eyes and is more likely leucistic or hypopigmented.