7 Surprising Facts: Same-Sex Humpback Whale Mating Revealed!

1. First-ever documented sexual activity observed in humpback whales

2. Both whales involved were male, challenging previous assumptions

3. Sighting confirmed by scientists, published in Marine Mammal Science journal

4. Observation occurred off the coast of Hawaii in January 2022

5. Photographs captured by Lyle Krannichfeld and Brandi Romano

6. Behavior suggests potential reasons such as reproductive practice or social alliances

7. Discovery sheds light on previously unknown aspects of humpback whale behavior

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