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New Calves of 2000- part 4

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Pepper calf

Habenero

a lineage name, the black mark on the left fluke resembles one of the small, not peppers

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Pinball calf

Whirlygig

based on the Y-shaped mark on the right fluke, which resembles the helicopter-like toy

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Reflection calf

Buzzard

black mark on the left fluke appears to be shaped like the wings of a black bird

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Salt calf - left fluke

Mostaza

a lineage name provided by the Avellar family
(Aaron Avellar who passed away in 2000 first started naming whales
with Salt)

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Salt calf - right fluke

Mostaza

Salt's calves are named after condiments, this one is the Spanish word for mustard

2000 Whales

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