Tear the Humpback Whale

His Story

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Tear’s fluke

Tear is easy to identify because most of his fluke is white and there are several scars quite obvious at a distance.  There are two parallel lines near the top of the left part.  Tear’s fluke also is quite droopy.

Finally, Tear has a mark in the center of his fluke that looks like a teardrop.

Tear‘s History

Mother:               Unknown First Sighting:   1990
Year Of Birth:   Unknown Last Seen:           2017

Pictures of Tear Feeding

Below, Tear with the white chin is seen feeding with Isthmus.  Tear has a unique feeding technique.  When with Isthmus, he was seen lifting his chin up and then spinning in towards Isthmus, before diving.

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Tear with pleats distended
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Tear feeding on small fish

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If you adopted Tear from any of the Adopt A Whale Programs in the US or UK, you can meet her!

We selected the very best clips of Tear from 17,096 trips to the feeding grounds where this whale can be sighted from April thru October.

You will be delighted to spend 20 minutes with Tear feeding with an open mouth lunge.  When Tear lunged right by the boat, it was as if we were part of a Discovery Channel program!  Tear is also breaching and slamming her fluke on the water.


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