During the warm or summer months, these giant mammals of the ocean migrate to the cold waters in search of food, and also to cool their body. Remember, they are warm-blooded marine mammals. When the weather becomes cold, the food also become scarce, and during this period they migrate to warmer waters for mating and breeding.
Migration of Different Types of Whales
Southern Right Whales
During summer, southern right whales migrate to the colder food-rich waters near Antarctica. However, the exact location is still unknown. The winter and spring months being the mating and calving seasons, they are tentatively found along the southern coast of Africa, South America, w