Happy Baby
Baby whale, what a big mouth you have! Lucky tourists to Laguna San Ignacio can reach out and touch friendly calves whose moms bring them near the boats. This one even got to see the baby's tongue! BajaEcotours guide Chris says, "When a whale is friendly and next to the boat we encourage the viewers to reach out their hands and scratch the baby on the mouth. This strategy often ends with the friendly mouth opening up with a huge smile. Then you can reach in and touch the baleen while dragging your hand gently across the jawline." How would you describe the inside of a baby gray's mouth?

Courtesy of Christopher Match, BajaEcotours

Baby gray whale  with open mouth showing baleen and tongue