Whale Tales - douglasgood


Mother and Calf

The young calf dives to join its mother after a trip to the surface to breathe.

The calf must breathe every 3 to 5 minutes. The mother has settled into a rest period with an 8 to 10 minute breath cycle. She can hold her breath as long as 25 minutes.

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