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Old 6th April 2010, 08:00 PM
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The humpback whale is the most well known of all the baleen whales. It is popular because of its melodious singing. Humpback whales reach a length of 15-16 meters. Their most recognisable feature is their extra-long flippers. They also have the habit, while breathing at the surface, of arching their back so exageratly they look like if they had a hump (which gave them their name). Many manufacturers made replicas of the humpback whale. Here are a few of them:
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Thanks for sharing the info; very interesting and a nice overview of models available!

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Oh! There are a lot more: AAA made two (an and a calf), Schleich made also a calf, so did Safari ltd for Montery Bay collection; Larami also made one and there are a few "Made In China" available. If anyone has more humpback whale replicas to show us, you're welcome!
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Here is a picture of the Schleich calf:

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So many humpback whales and no company think about making some krill models to feed these huge critters.
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So many humpback whales and no company think about making some krill s to feed these huge critters.


Even Hasbro made a humpback whale mold for their "Littlest Pet Shop" line: here it is, with both colors available:
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Many manufacturers made replicas of the humpback whale. Here are a few of them:
Unidentified


ThE HUMP BACK WHALE unidentified is from the brand K&M [wild republic ] . Today only I bought this cool stuff . I like the quite visible baleens in it's mouth [ that inspired me to buy this beautiful figurine ]

It's of hollow soft rubbery plastic . I have my pic. too here for reference.
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Thank you for the identification! Yet I bet there are still humpback whales out there to discover.
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