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BBC News about Humpback whale
Humpback whales creating stir
Humpback whales create a stir off Baltimore in west Cork in the Irish Republic as they feed on shoals of sprat and herring.
Humpback whales perform migration spectacle
Enjoy a front seat for one of nature's greatest spectacles - humpback whales passing along Australia's east coast on an annual 10,000km migration.
Whale song spreads across oceans
Recordings of male humpback whales have shown that the mammals' haunting songs spread like trends through the ocean.
Male whale seeks female to take plunge
A humpback whale has put on a spectacular show in what is believed to be a way of attracting female attention
Dead junior Humpback whale floating off St Ives coast
A whale, believed to be a junior Humpback, dies off the Cornish coast after losing its mother and becoming ill.
Humpback whales form friendships that last years
Humpback whales form lasting bonds with each other, the first baleen whales known to do so.
Epic humpback whale battle filmed
The greatest of all animal battles is filmed in its entirety for the first time by a BBC crew.
Dead whale found afloat in Thames
A humpback whale found dead and floating in the River Thames is thought to have starved to death.
Intricate bat 'love songs' decoded
The love songs of free-tailed bats show a similar level of complexity as whale and bird songs.
Exclusion zone for special whale
Australian authorities have warned the public to stay away from a rare white humpback whale named Migaloo that has made an appearance off the east coast.
Hungry whales steal birds' dinner
Humpback whales have come up with a novel way for getting an easy snack - stealing birds' dinners.
New white whale spotted
A new white humpback has been sighted off Byron Bay on the east coast of Australia.