- Humpback whales are marine mammals and have to rise to the surface of the
water to breathe.
- The Humpback whales get their name from their oddly shaped dorsal fin that
appears to be a bump or ‘hump’.
- Although the Humpbacks are humongous, they only eat krill and microscopic
- Humpback whales can be from 40-50 feet (12.2-15.2m) long and weigh 25-40
tons (22,680-36,287 kg).
- Humpback whales can jump all the way out of the water.
- Humpbacks are known for their mysterious singing.
- A humpback’s flippers can be 1/4-1/3 of its body length
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