Ecology

Whale watchers get world’s closest encounter yet with Migaloo the albino humpback (+Video)

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Albino humpback whale Migaloo was spotted off the east coast of Australia. Whale watchers get world’s closest encounter yet with Migaloo the albino humpback off the coast of Australia. The rare mammal was on his annual migration to Antarctic waters.

by 7news video

Known as Migaloo – Aboriginal for ‘white fella’ – the rare whale famous among whale watchers, showed off as he made his way to the chilly Antarctic waters for his annual migration.

He was at arm’s length to fans aboard a whale watching boat, possibly the world’s closest encounter with Migaloo.

Spectacular pictures of Migaloo have been captured off the Gold Coast as the country’s most famous whale continues home.


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