This video is called Humpback Whales – BBC documentary excerpt.
From the Australian Broadcasting Corporation:
Humpback whale numbers increasing as conservation practices take effect; tourism benefiting
By Bridget Brennan
22 June 2015
If you have ever wanted to watch the migration of humpback whales along Australia’s east coast, now is a great time to do it.
Whale watchers and marine officers say humpback numbers are up by between 8 and 10 per cent in 2015, sending thousands of additional humpback whales along the New South Wales coast.
From May to August, the humpbacks relocate from cold Antarctic waters to the warmer Queensland climate, where pregnant females will give birth.
Wildlife officer Geoff Ross, from New South Wales National Parks and Wildlife Service, said better conservation practices have helped the humpback population bounce back in recent years.
“They’re definitely recovering, the science tells us that humpback whales are recovering…
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