Day 1

Hi there from North Stradbroke Island!
I am currently spending four days here on Earthwatch’s ‘Healthy Humpbacks’ program. I, with seven other people are working with Olaf Meynecke to gather information about Humpback Whales (Megaptera novaeangliae). In particular, Olaf is interested in identifying the whales from their flukes (tails), as these are much like our fingerprints, their behaviour and collecting whale ‘snot’ from their blowholes using a drone.

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