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The humpback was spotted last week when it was seen floating in Knik Arm.
Australian humpback dolphins are not monogamous, and both males and females may mate with several partners during the breeding season.
Now officially the Sousa chinesis (to reflect their relation to the wider Sousa, or humpback dolphin, genus), the animals are more commonly known as pink dolphins due to their pink bubblegum-like coloring in adulthood.
Early Monday evening, a few nearby boats appeared to ignore the warning in the hopes of getting a closer look at the young humpback.
The humpback songs spread horizontally, passing from one virile young thing to the next, like teenage fashions.
Hungry humpbacks travel thousands of kilometers to feast on a rich buffet of tiny crustaceans called krill, researchers reported here this week at the biennial meeting of the Society for Marine Mammalogy.
Since 2000, there have been 10 instances of humpback whales getting caught in anchor lines or cables in Alaska.
Some of Malone's favorite moments were in Alaska on a boat watching humpback whales splash in the ocean, standing on the pier in San Francisco, and eating the famous donuts on Pike's Peak in Colorado Springs.
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