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.



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