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hump·back

(hŭmp'bak),
Nonmedical term for kyphosis or gibbus.

humpback

(hŭmp′băk′)
n.
1. See hunchback.
2. A humped upper back.

hump′backed′ adj.

hump·back

(hŭmp'bak)
Nonmedical term for kyphosis or gibbus.
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The Firth of Forth appears to have become a winter hotspot for the giant marine mammals, with one humpback nicknamed "VYking" by local whale watchers due to its striking Y marking on the underside of its tail.
Hannah Jones, from Llantwit Major, co-owner of Marine Discovery Penzance, took this picture of a humpback whale that was seen off the coast of Cornwall over the weekend HANNAH JONES/FACEBOOK
This handout picture released on July 30, 2019, shows a sea lion accidentally caught in the mouth of a humpback whale in Monterey Bay, California.
"It also raises issues regarding how Ireland is going to use this important finding to enhance the conservation status of this endangered humpback whale population".
"In contrast to the previous humpback we reported last month, it did not show signs of long term debilitation."
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Humpback whale found in Brazilian forest Image Credit: REUTERS
"Along with this astonishing feat, we are baffled as to what a humpback whale is doing on the north coast of Brazil during February because this is a very unusual occurrence," he added, the (https://www.nzherald.co.nz/world/news/article.cfm?c_id=2&objectid=12207180) New Zealand Herald reported.
As film-maker Tom Mustill and his friend Charlotte Kinloch are paddling in a sea kayak on a whale watching trip in California, a 30-ton humpback whale breaches and lands on top of them.
"We are just now beginning to understand 'the other side' of humpback whale communication, and it is very different from what males sing on breeding grounds," Michelle Fournet, an acoustic ecologist who led the study at Oregon State University in Corvallis, told Discover magazine.