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Friday, November 16, 2012

Tongan humpback baby boom continues!

Calf number 19. A beautiful bouncing baby boy! Photo credit: Tony Wu
How many of you remember the Tongan humpback baby boom last year where we all oohed and ahhed at the amazing number of new calves in Tonga? My friend the incredible underwater photographer Tony Wu recorded 48 new calves in the 2011 season and that was a new record. This year, he went back. He recorded an incredible 52 new calves - that's four more than last year!!!

I encourage you all to read his blogpost here: http://www.tonywublog.com/20121104/record-number-of-humpback-whale-calves-tonga-2012.html

....AND to find out more, you can download the document here: http://www.tonywublog.com/wp-content/uploads/2012/11/humpback-whale-calf-count-tonga-2012-tony-wu-v1.pdf

1 comment:

  1. thanks Asha. Love the good news from the seas:)