biologist a scientist who studies living things
bluff a high, steep slope or cliff
lagoon a pond or small lake, especially one connected with a larger body of water
massive big and heavy; bulky
rumbling making a deep, heavy, continuous sound
tropical of or like the regions 23.45 degrees north and south of the equator, where the sun can shine directly overhead
Adelina Mayoral lives in La Laguna, Mexico. Each January, the gray whales arrive in the lagoon near La Laguna and stay for three months before migrating farther north for the summer. Whale-watchers, scientists, and photographers visit La Laguna from all over the world to observe and interact with the whales.