Off the coast of Australia: a White humpback whale Migaloo apparently resurfaced

"Migaloo is one of about 40,000 humpback whales, so it is as if one would search for a needle in a haystack," said Dr. Vanessa Pirotta, sea researcher, Macqua

Off the coast of Australia: a White humpback whale Migaloo apparently resurfaced

"Migaloo is one of about 40,000 humpback whales, so it is as if one would search for a needle in a haystack," said Dr. Vanessa Pirotta, sea researcher, Macquarie University, told the British "Daily Mail". A review of dementia was difficult to talk.

Famous "Migaloo" is particularly

protected Each year between may and November, prefer the giants of the sea from the Antarctic to the warm waters off the Australian coast. "Migaloo", which translates to "white guy," will be accompanied, since 1991, from enthusiastic researchers and observed. The origin of its white color has not yet been clarified.

Because the animal was so special, give it special protection measures. So one must always maintain a minimum distance of 500 metres to the humpback whale. Penalties of up to 16,500 dollars could be pronounced in the case of an infringement. Generally speaking, the search is cumbersome. "You'd have to pretty lucky. I've seen him in my entire career, only once," said Pirotta.

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Updated Date: 17 June 2020, 11:28

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