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Baby Humpbacks Need 150 Gallons of Whale Milk a Day

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A baby humpback nurses 150 gallons of high-fat whale milk every day, and practices controlling her one ton body in open waters. As she learns how to be a humpback whale, she rests under her mother, who remains steady in the water’s currents… three tender minutes from The Smithsonian Channel’s Secrets of Shark IslandSocorro Island.

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