Rare sighting: Video captures unique moment of a blue whale nursing its calf off the coast of California
Blue whales typically nurse their calves deep under the water - so the sight of a mother and its child swimming off the coast of California together was a special one.
Incredibly rare footage taken by a drone off Dana Point Headlands, south of Long Beach, was taken by Frank Brennan, a boat captain for Dana Wharf Sportfishing and Whale Watching.
It shows an approximately 80-foot blue whale mom swimming north with her four- to six -month calf in tow.
The sighting was something Brennan, who's worked forDana Wharf for 20 years, said he had never seen before, the Mercury News reported.
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