Calf keeps watch on the water

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Spyhopping is an interesting behaviour observed in Bremer Bay orcas.

Marine biologist Kirsty Alexander took this shot of a calf off WA’s south coast recently as it raised its nose above the waterline to inspect or “spy” on its surroundings.

Ms Alexander said the juvenile had a large cut on its nose, possibly from a hunting accident.

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