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A Tail Slap by the Male Humpback Whale  
   

A Tail Slap by the Male Humpback Whale

Evidently this is either a warning or a mating display. It seemed to be a warning - leave us alone.
Whale Watching and Other Wonders

July 13th 2014
Yesterday was a rest day, come fix-it day, come blog day. We slept in and then got on with our things while waiting for the call to say if the whale watching was on. It finally came and we breathed sighs of relief. Today, the alarm went off at 5.30am on a very chilly morning. (Whose silly idea was this cruise, again?). We had a quick breakfast and got ready to leave – only to discover a thick l ... read more
Oceania » Australia » Queensland » Noosa

Australian Flag Aboriginal settlers arrived on the continent from Southeast Asia about 40,000 years before the first Europeans began exploration in the 17th century. No formal territorial claims were made until 1770, when Capt. James COOK took possession in the name... ... read more
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