Humpback Whale Feeding

Category: Nature


Photo and caption by Karen Joyce

The mouth and head of a humpback whale surfacing after filling its mouth with water. Its tongue pushes the water out and the baleen (looks like white bristles) filter food such as krill and small fish for the whale to eat.

Location: Atlantic Ocean near Provincetown, MA and Plymouth, MA


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