Migaloo, the only documented white humpack whale in the world, is drawing a lot of media attention to the Queensland, Australia coastline.
Pacific Whale Foundation is pleased to offer this website as a means to document the activities of this unusual marine mammal, and to monitor the interactions between the whale and curious humans.
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Pacific Whale Foundation has been following reported sightings of Migaloo, which means “White Fella” in the Aborginal Australian language. Vice President Paul Forestell, who began monitoring Migaloo soon after the whale was first spotted in 1991, helped to coin the name based on advice from an Aboriginal elder.
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Migaloo, the world-famous white humpback whale, has reportedly been spotted on the annual mass whale migration to the Great Barrier Reef.