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Whales: The Sea's Mysterious Giants

Photography by Flip Nicklin/Minden Pictures, from Among Giants | Captions by Della Watson

This humpback's body is a mobile smorgasbord for schools of smaller fish, which feed on the whales' dead skin. Humpbacks survive on their stored blubber during winter months, which most spend in Hawaii, flirting, mating, and giving birth.


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