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<< ACTIVITIES 34 Whale faCTS: 20 5 gallons. How much milk a humpback calf drinks every hour. miles per hour. Maximum speed of a humpback. feet long. How big a humpback gets. miles. Daily distance humpbacks swim from Alaska to Maui. >> DID YOU KNOW that you can whale watch for free from the shore, but you'll get closer from a boat? You could save money by choosing the first or last trip of the day. >> WHALE WATCH TIPS: (1) Go on the earliest trip, when waters are smooth and calm. (2) A great place to whale watch from land is McGregor Point pullout, between Lahaina and Maalaea. (3) If you're traveling with kids, look for bargain boats that offer kids free or other discounts. >> Humpback whales are big. Real big. It would take 428 human babies to equal the weight of one baby whale (calf)-quite a delivery! Researchers have discovered that individual humpbacks can be identified by the black and white patterns on the underside of their flukes, similar to fingerprints for humans. >> 92 50 For more on the humpbacks, grab a copy of Maui Whale Watch Magazine, on stands December 15th - April 15th annually. Whale watching If you're reading this publication during the months of December through April, plan on seeing tons of whales...there may be as many as 3,000 this year!

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