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Rare white whale calf spotted near Australia's Great Barrier Reef

Rare white whale calf spotted near Australia's Great Barrier Reef

An extremely rare white humpback whale calf has been spotted near Australia's Great Barrier Reef in an event witnesses described on Thursday as a 'once in a lifetime experience'. -- PHOTO: AFP SYDNEY (AFP) - An extremely rare white humpback whale calf has been spotted near Australia's Great Barrier Reef in an event witnesses described on Thursday as a 'once in a lifetime experience'. Believed to be just a few weeks old, the baby humpback was seen at Cid Harbour in the famous reef's Whitsunday Islands area by local man Wayne Fewings, who was with his family in a boat when he spotted a whale pod. 'We were just drifting when I noticed the smaller whale in the pod was white. I couldn't believe my eyes, and I just grabbed my camera,' Mr Fewings said. 'Then the white calf approached my boat, seeming to want to check us out. I was just so amazed at seeing this animal, it made me ...

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