Phenomenal Bigg’s (Transient) Encounter! – 26/8/15

Pretty phenomenal encounter with Transients today.

T100C
T100C

T102 and T137A swimming loops around the group of tail slapping, raspberry blowing, spyhopping juveniles and matriarchs.

T102 T137A
T102 and T137A

The lone, cryptic and mysterious nature of these guys was stripped away for brief while to reveal an intimate, social side to their nature. Incredible vocals ringing through the hydrophone, and fins everywhere! I was able to get a video of some of the social interactions (follow the link here)

T101 surrounded by the T137 family
T101 surrounded by the T137 family

There was at least 19 whales including T36, T36Bs, T99s, T100s (without 100Bs), T101s, and T137s

T137A and T101B
T137A and T101B

-Tasli

 

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