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Flanked by dolphins, an albino humpback whale swims north off Green Island, Queensland, on the annual migration from Antarctica to the Great Barrier Reef  Picture: REX FEATURES

Flanked by dolphins, an albino humpback whale swims north off Green Island, Queensland, on the annual migration from Antarctica to the Great Barrier Reef  Picture: REX FEATURES

Photographer Jenny Dean, who is a clinical nurse and midwife, was on a whale-watching trip with her husband when they spotted this white humpback whale in the water. It could have been Migaloo, thought to be the only all white humpback whale in the world. Migaloo is believed to migrate up the east coast of Australia from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Tropical North Queensland.  Picture: Jenny Dean/REX

Photographer Jenny Dean, who is a clinical nurse and midwife, was on a whale-watching trip with her husband when they spotted this white humpback whale in the water. It could have been Migaloo, thought to be the only all white humpback whale in the world. Migaloo is believed to migrate up the east coast of Australia from Antarctica to the warmer waters of Tropical North Queensland.  Picture: Jenny Dean/REX

A humpback whale breaches at Sudbury Reef off the coast of Cairns, Australia.  Picture: REX FEATURES

A humpback whale breaches at Sudbury Reef off the coast of Cairns, Australia.  Picture: REX FEATURES

A killer whale chases a Gentoo penguin in Gerlache strait, the Antarctic Peninsula  Picture: Justin Hofman / Barcroft Media

A killer whale chases a Gentoo penguin in Gerlache strait, the Antarctic Peninsula  Picture: Justin Hofman / Barcroft Media

A humpback whale mother swims with her calf, appearing to give her baby a tender kiss on the head. Professional photographer Jon Cornforth captured the touching moment off the coast of Tonga in the Southern Pacific Ocean.  Picture: Jon Cornforth / Barcroft Media

A humpback whale mother swims with her calf, appearing to give her baby a tender kiss on the head. Professional photographer Jon Cornforth captured the touching moment off the coast of Tonga in the Southern Pacific Ocean.  Picture: Jon Cornforth / Barcroft Media

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An Arabian humpback whale (Wild Arabia - BBC)

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An Arabian humpback whale (Wild Arabia - BBC)

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Killer whales trapped as ice hole shrinks in northern Quebec
A dozen killer whales trapped in the ice about 30 kilometres off the coast of Inukjuak, Que., could be in imminent danger, as a local Inuk who visited them late Wednesday afternoon said the small patch of open water which the whales are sharing is already shrinking.

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Killer whales trapped as ice hole shrinks in northern Quebec

A dozen killer whales trapped in the ice about 30 kilometres off the coast of Inukjuak, Que., could be in imminent danger, as a local Inuk who visited them late Wednesday afternoon said the small patch of open water which the whales are sharing is already shrinking.

A female southern right whale is spotted with two calves - her own plus an orphan that she has adopted - near Walker Bay in South Africa. It is rare for whales to adopt abandoned calves.  Picture: Mogens Trolle / Barcroft Media

A female southern right whale is spotted with two calves - her own plus an orphan that she has adopted - near Walker Bay in South Africa. It is rare for whales to adopt abandoned calves.  Picture: Mogens Trolle / Barcroft Media

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Willow the white whale swims next to a normal coloured whale off the coast of Spitsbergen, Norway.  Picture: Dan Fisher / Barcroft Media

Willow the white whale swims next to a normal coloured whale off the coast of Spitsbergen, Norway.  Picture: Dan Fisher / Barcroft Media

A humpback whale dives in the Antarctic Peninsula while whale watchers on a Zodiac boat cruise watch and take pictures. Picture: Tony Beck / Barcroft Media

A humpback whale dives in the Antarctic Peninsula while whale watchers on a Zodiac boat cruise watch and take pictures. Picture: Tony Beck / Barcroft Media

A beluga whale wears a wreath at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, near Tokyo.  Picture: Itsuo Inouye/AP

A beluga whale wears a wreath at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium in Yokohama, near Tokyo.  Picture: Itsuo Inouye/AP

A beluga whale swims towards to the photographer with its mouth wide open in Mourmansk, Russia.  Picture: Joe Bunni / Barcroft Media

A beluga whale swims towards to the photographer with its mouth wide open in Mourmansk, Russia.  Picture: Joe Bunni / Barcroft Media

Two beluga whales swim together under the ice in Mourmansk, Russia.  Picture: Joe Bunni / Barcroft Media

Two beluga whales swim together under the ice in Mourmansk, Russia.  Picture: Joe Bunni / Barcroft Media

Three-year-old Veronica Antov interacts with a beluga whale at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, US. While Veronica ran along the stretch of the tank’s window the whale shadowed her and ‘kissed’ Veronica by opening his mouth and putting it up to the window. Picture: Andrey Antov/Solent News & Photo

Three-year-old Veronica Antov interacts with a beluga whale at Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut, US. While Veronica ran along the stretch of the tank’s window the whale shadowed her and ‘kissed’ Veronica by opening his mouth and putting it up to the window. Picture: Andrey Antov/Solent News & Photo