Monday, August 30, 2010 at 10:40AM
[chuck] in Great Barrier Reef, Humpback whale, Science

On one of my stop-overs in Cairns, Australia on the way to PNG (See Palms of Kikori, PNG), I took a boat out to the Great Barrier Reef to have a look at the coral and sea life.  During the trip out to the reef, a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) breached the water several times and started slapping it's massive flukes on the ocean surface.  I managed to get my video camera out in time. 

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