Thursday, March 19, 2009
Humpback Whales are found in most of the world’s oceans. The northern Pacific population migrates between their winter breeding grounds in Hawaii, Mexico and Southern Asia to their summer feeding areas from California to Alaska, including the waters of British Columbia. Humpback Whales can grow up to 17 metres in length, weigh up to 36 tonnes and their flippers can be 5 metres long.
A few years back, Yim and I were lucky enough to have one swim by 50 feet away off the coast of Vancouver Island. Read more here >