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Humpbacks, which have made a resurgence in the area over the last several years, are also a dramatic species.
While the motives of the humpbacks cannot be stated with absolute certainty, similar incidents observed in regions around the world have led scientists to believe the whales may be acting altruistically and protecting other whales from orca attacks.
For the rest of us, there are photos like these: Life-sized composites of sperm, humpback and minke whales, captured from less than 6 feet away.
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