Photo feature: Feeding humpback whale

Posted: Friday, June 28, 2002

A humpback whale lung-feeds in front of kayakers Monday, June 17, 2002 in Juneau, Alaska. The kayakers were part of a tour group returning to the North Douglas boat ramp. Humpback, which are baleen whales, feed on krill, small shrimp-like crustaceans and various small fish. The whales eat up to one and a half tons of food a day.

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