|Wizard's tail slap|
|Wizard's rainbow breath|
Just north of the southwest corner, we found 5 different humpback whales including both Wizard, Milkweed and their calves. Wizard’s calf was super active today! She spent a lot of time rolling in the seaweed and flipper slapping.
|Wizard's calf flipper slapping|
At times she floated belly-up on her back giving us a nice look of her genital slits. After looking at our photos (see photo), we saw that she did have a hemispherical lobe, so she is in fact female!
|It's a girl!|
While we spent most of our time with Wizard and calf, Milkweed and calf followed only a couple hundred yards behind.
|Wizard's calf's fluke sideways|
After some time with this mom and calf, Wizard stole the show and began tail breaching! She breached about 5 times creating enormous splashes right next to the boat.
|Wizard's tail breach and splash|
After some time, her tail-breaching turned to tail-slapping (see photo at top). Unfortunately, we had to say goodbye, but as we left, we noticed another whale tail-slapping in the distance. It was a great way to end a beautiful day on the water!