For centuries, humans have hunted
humpback whales. There are only about 35,000 humpbacks left
in the world. Im Howard
and I hope that my research will help preserve this
In my research, I travel to Madagascar
I can tell the whales apart by their
different flukes. Flukes are the broad, flat ends of a whales
Through careful observation, I
can recognize more than 500 different whales.
DNA analyses with my field observations, I can see how the whales are related
and how they interact with each other. Then, I will be able
to recommend how we might protect these amazing animals.