Dolphins playing with a humpback calf?

Had a great morning with three humpbacks, three minkes and 30 white beaked dolphins. The dolphins and humpback calf were interacting with each other.  We have read that the dolphins can be annoying to whales, it is interesting to see how this calf responded to the dolphin’s presence.  They seemed to “buzz” the calf swimming by very quickly.  He responded by tail lobbing, twisting his body, rolling on his back, flipper slapping, sometimes he attempted to swim after them.  The calf’s Mom seemed to be unaffected by the dolphins so perhaps it was just the calf enjoying them. Check out a video clip on our Facebook page:

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