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Humpback whale

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€230,00 EUR
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Jewel made entirely by hand by the Italian craftsman Gianmarco Fontana. Pendant made of 925 silver, which is part of the "Animalia" collection depicting a humpback whale.

The humpback whale is famous for its magical song, which travels long distances across oceans. It is a sequence of moans, screams, moans and other rather complex noises, which often continue for hours without interruption.
Scientists are studying these sounds to decipher their meaning. Humpback whales are very likely to sing to communicate with their peers and to attract potential sexual partners. These whales live near the coast and feed on small crustaceans such as shrimp, plankton and small fish.
Humpback whales migrate annually from summer feeding grounds near the poles to warmer winter spawning waters near the equator. Mothers and their young swim close together, often touching each other with their fins in what appear to be gestures of affection. Females care for their young for nearly a year, although a humpback whale takes much longer to fully reach adulthood. The little ones continue to grow up to ten years.
They are powerful swimmers and use their huge tail fin as a propulsion organ to move through the water and sometimes to get out of it completely. These whales, like others, routinely jump out of the water, falling back with a tremendous thud. Scientists are still unable to say whether this behavior, known as "breaching," serves some purpose, such as cleaning the animal's skin of parasites, or is performed simply for fun.