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An Encounter with the Great Sirens of the Sea

A Humpback whale jumps out of the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga natural park in Colombia, on July 16, 2013. Humpback whales migrate annually from the Antarctic Peninsula to the Colombian Pacific Ocean coast, with an approximate distance of 8,500 km, to give birth and nurse their young. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)
A Humpback whale jumps out of the surface of the Pacific Ocean at the Uramba Bahia Malaga natural park in Colombia, on July 16, 2013. Humpback whales migrate annually from the Antarctic Peninsula to the Colombian Pacific Ocean coast, with an approximate distance of 8,500 km, to give birth and nurse their young. (LUIS ROBAYO/AFP/Getty Images)

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