comscore University of Hawaii footage captures newborn humpback minutes after birth | Honolulu Star-Advertiser
Hawaii News

University of Hawaii footage captures newborn humpback minutes after birth

  • Video courtesy University of Hawaii at Manoa

    University of Hawaii at Manoa marine mammal researchers captured rare drone footage within 20 minutes after a mother humpback whale gave birth to her calf off Maui.

  • COURTESY LARS BEJDER / NOAA PERMIT 20311-01

    The University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Research Program was able to capture aerial images of a newborn humpback whale within about 20 minutes of its birth in waters off Maui earlier this month.

Rare drone footage captured by the University of Hawaii Marine Mammal Research Program shows a newborn humpback whale gliding along near the ocean’s surface, sometimes riding on its mother’s back. Read more

Scroll Up