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They spot a giant whale by their boat – now watch who turns up beside it

They spot a giant whale by their boat – now watch who turns up beside it

Whales are the biggest animals in the world, so you'd think they'd be pretty easy to spot. But rare white whales are a different challenge.

So when researchers from Murdoch University launched drones over the coast of Western Australia they weren't expecting to come across a pale-coloured calf swimming alongside its darker, 'normal-coloured' mother.

The pale calves turn darker after around a year and, even though they are rare, this calf proves that they are similar to every other animal - they all love playing with their mothers. 

As the drone flies over, the small (in whale terms at least) calf can be seen swimming around and over its mother - seemingly trying to get her attention. Watch the full, stunning footage below:

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