The beautiful experiences you have watching a mother teaching her calf never cease to amaze us. Today Mother Of Pearl was repeatedly lifting her massive tail fluke out of the water and encouraging little Pearl to do the same. After a few close attempts Pearl managed it on the third go and lifted her fluke (only just!) above the waters surface… Yay!
Having perfect control over her fluke and peduncle muscles is vitally important as she continues to grow into a young whale, but like all babies it will take some practice