Whale calf lost in Sydney waters, bonds with yacht

Aug 19, 2008
In this framegrab image taken off from Channel Nine television, a lost humpback whale calf swims around a yacht in the Pittwater, north of Sydney Harbour Monday, Aug. 18, 2008. The calf seems to think the yacht is its mother and will likely die within days if it doesn\'t find another mother to adopt it, a wildlife official said Tuesday. (AP Photo/Channel Nine)

(AP) -- A lost humpback whale calf that bonded with a yacht it seems to think is its mother will likely die within days if it doesn't find another mother to adopt it, a wildlife official said Tuesday.



Content from The Associated Press expires 15 days after original publication date. For more information about The Associated Press, please visit www.ap.org .

Explore further: Biologist reels in data to predict snook production

add to favorites email to friend print save as pdf

Related Stories

Recommended for you

Team advances genome editing technique

3 hours ago

Customized genome editing – the ability to edit desired DNA sequences to add, delete, activate or suppress specific genes – has major potential for application in medicine, biotechnology, food and agriculture.

User comments : 0