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In Photos: Tracking Humpback Whales

  • Whale Tag

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Straight and Arrow

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Whale Tail

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Tagging Humpbacks

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Marine Giant

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Behemoth Undertaking

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    CREDIT: Greenpeace/Paul Hilton
  • Radio Tag

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    CREDIT: Nan Daeschler Hauser
The Cook Islands whale research team tags a humpback whale as it surfaces off the island of Rarotonga. The whales are being tagged as part of "The Great Whale Trail." The project is a collaboration between Greenpeace and Nan Hauser, who studies humpback whales in the Cook Islands.

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