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Boston Whale Watch

  • 1 Long Wharf Boston, MA (map)

There’s a humpback whale named Spoon who lives in the sea. This brings me joy.

I learned:

  • Humpback whales are solitary individuals but sometimes form long-term “associations.” The longest recorded association was between two female whales who hung out together for six years. My mind immediately wants there to be lesbian whales but this is not scientific fact.

  • A whale tail is called a “fluke.”

  • Dolphins exist off the New England coast! We saw a large pod of Atlantic white-sided dolphins in a feeding frenzy with some diving gannets! Unexpected and awesome!

Earlier Event: May 11
Walden Pond
Later Event: May 25
Botanic Garden at Smith College