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A Wild Whale Calf
July 22, 2011

We had some wonderful moments today with a humpback whale calf. It is almost unbelieveable how comfortable the mother whale is with letting her young calf cavort alongside our tour boat. And to think that we were hunting these creatures with a similar sized vessel just over 60 years ago.

Check out this video of the young whale.



About the Skipper...
Satisfying her keen interest in natural history, Fraser Carpenter has spent most of her adult life outdoors or on the water. She has run tour boats and sailing charter boats - and even built a sailing boat and spent 13 years sailing around the world, hiking, climbing and photographing nature. Fraser has spent four summers sailing and hiking in the arctic and two years in sub antarctica working as a field scientist. In the summer time she skippers a passenger boat for O'Brien's Whale and Bird Tours in Bay Bulls, Newfoundland.



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