Hardly anybody ventures to the north side of the Hawaiian Island of Molokai because of it’s relative remoteness. The film Jurassic Park was filmed here and I had the honour of doing a number of expeditions to the north side with Dr Dan Salden and crew of the Hawaii Whale Research Foundation HWRF to film Humpback whales there. It certainly reminded us of a scene from Jurassic Park with the whales as large as dinosaurs.
Humpback Whale (Megatera novaeangliae) Humpback Whale (Megatera novaeangliae)blowing
Images courtesy- Peggy West Stap (HWRF NMFS Permit # 587-1472)