Contact: John Delaney
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
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