Rare Albino Humpback Whale Captured on Film Off Australian Coast

Posted on September 28, 2012

A rare albino humpback whale was captured on film off the eastern coast of Australia. This region is part of an annual migration route for the whales. CNN reports that the whale, nicknamed Migaloo, was first seen in 1991 when he was a juvenile whale. Whale experts believe Migaloo is now in his 20s. Peter Harrison, director of marine ecology research at Southern Cross University in Australia, told CNN that humpback whales can live to be as old as 90. Take a look:

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