Get ready, come and enjoy and do not forget our Whale SeasonIn the months of July to October, we offer the wonderful experience of watching the Humpback Whales with Coral Dreams in the Pearl Islands in Panama.
The Humpback whale is a species of baleen whale. One of the larger rorqual species. The humpback whale has a distinctive body shape, with unusually long pectoral fins and a knobbly head. They are adapted to live in both tropical and polar waters are grouped into isolated populations.
Contrary to other mammalian species , females are larger than males. The largest female recorded had a length of 15.5 meters, while the male humpback whales was 14.3 meters.The long and very strong " edges " which are issued through his nasal cavity, they lack vocales.Son strings aquatic mammals they can grow to 15 meters and weigh 60 tons. Have larger pelvic fins of all whales , its back fin is small and triangular stooped beside her is a hump that is accentuated by arching your back, a fact which justifies its name . They are the most acrobatic of all whales . They have a longevity of about 50 years.
For playback, males aggressively face to have access to estrous females. Sexual maturity is reached between the 4 and 5 years old and a pairing usually occurs every two years.
The gestation period lasts from 11 to 11.5 months, and at birth the calf is 4.5 meters long. These are breastfeded for a year. The milk is rich in protein, fat, lactose and water, but they can feed themselves with 6 months old.
Here in the Pearl Islands during our Whale watching tour, we can see families and see clearly the mother with its calf.
Come and enjoy this unique and unforgettable experience, share it with your family or friends and take as many pictures as you can!