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WATCH: Inquisitive whale metres from Whitsunday swimmer

Premium Content WATCH: Inquisitive whale metres from Whitsunday swimmer

He captured the incredible moment it came in for a “closer look”

'INCREDIBLE': 30+ killer whales surround boat

'INCREDIBLE': 30+ killer whales surround boat

The killer whales separated a humpback calf from its mother

Newborn humpback washes up on beach

Newborn humpback washes up on beach

Dead whale proves hazard on 4x4 tracks

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

WATCH: Shark feeding frenzy on dead humpback whale

Famous surf break a no-go zone as sharks feed on dead whale

EPIC: Divers get magical close up with humpback

EPIC: Divers get magical close up with humpback

Divers off Rainbow Beach were treated to rare whale encounter

Whale watch: Ocean giants spotted south of Mackay

Whale watch: Ocean giants spotted south of Mackay

Whale enthusiasts should have their eyes peeled as migration begins

Removal of dead whale a 'logistical challenge'

Removal of dead whale a 'logistical challenge'

Huge amounts manpower, machinery and a red tape

Whale carcass removed from Ballina beach, taken to tip

Whale carcass removed from Ballina beach, taken to tip

Machinery was used to dig up the baby humpback whale

VIDEO: Migaloo makes rare appearance on the coast

VIDEO: Migaloo makes rare appearance on the coast

"It was a special, once in a lifetime experience"

Beached whale carcass to help scientific research

Beached whale carcass to help scientific research

Beached whale at Sawtell euthanised

Why whales keep washing up on our beaches

Why whales keep washing up on our beaches

Beached whales circle of life