Re: Humpback whales

From: Pita Admininstrator (pita@whale.wheelock.edu)
Date: Wed Mar 02 2005 - 16:32:42 EST

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    Hi,

    This is true. Humpbacks do not feed on the breeding grounds. Not because
    they do not want to but because in tropical waters there isn't food for
    them to feed on. Tropical waters are not very prpoductive as are polar
    waters.

    Mike Williamson

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