Humpbacks in Madagascar (image) Wildlife Conservation Society Caption Researchers from the Wildlife Conservation Society, the American Museum of Natural History, and other organizations have conducted the largest genetic study ever on humpback whales in the Southern Hemisphere. Here, crew members observe several humpbacks off the coast of Madagascar, one of 14 study sites in the south Atlantic and Indian Oceans. Credit Julie Larsen Maher (c) WCS Usage Restrictions One-time usage only. Disclaimer: AAAS and EurekAlert! are not responsible for the accuracy of news releases posted to EurekAlert! by contributing institutions or for the use of any information through the EurekAlert system.