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The crossing of the Humpback whale

Between July and November the humpback whales ( Megaptera novaeangliae ) these giant cetaceans come from the polar regions looking for warm waters to mate and give birth. In Nuquí , Colombia , called the nursery of whales ; these whales are born after their children are taught everything you need for the journey back to the poles. Mothers teach their children to breathe , swim , dive and jump in the water. The population of this area take good care of these animals considered sacred in its waters.

TAGS: Colombia, Sea, Whale

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Medellín, Colombia
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© Guillermo Ossa.
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Image Source: digital
Date Taken: 08.2015
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Filed Under: Natural World
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Date Uploaded: Sept. 11, 2015, 8:37 p.m.
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Camera Model: Canon EOS-1D Mark III
Focal Length: 400mm
Shutter Speed: 1/1600
Aperture: f6.3
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PHOTO LOCATION Nuqui, Colombia