Humpbacks Postpone Migration

Rhett A. Butler / mongabay.com

An animal is only as good as his next meal, especially when you’re a humpback whale!

  • Due to the world’s ever-changing climate, the ice that normally sends krill running has not been reaching as far as usual.
  • Since this ice has remained at bay, the krill have decided to hang around the arctic a little while longer, and where there is krill, there are humpbacks!
  • These humpback whales have accordingly delayed their migration with the decision of the krill to remain in the arctic.
  • The most important thing to an animal is its food source! Sometimes animals will be forced to make changes in order to stay fed.

Want to learn more?  Read the full story: Humpback whales delaying migration due to Antarctic changes

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