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Humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae)

16-17 meters and 40 tonnes (males slightly smaller)

Humpback whale can be up to 18 meters long and can weight almost 40 tonnes. They are sometimes encountered in groups of 3-4 individuals. Humpback whale can do acrobatic jumps out of the water and often hits the water with long flippers. Scientist belive it can be one form of communication. Humpback whales are known by their “singing”. These loud songs can last up to 20 minutes.



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