Oceanic Society's Snorkeling in Tonga with Humpback Whales--immerse yourself in whale watching above and below the water’s surface and stay in comfortable beachfront lodge!! Option to stop in Fiji on the way home!
2016 wildlife photographer of the year finalists - in pictures
Whales sometimes try to steal the fish, causing damage to the gear, and they can also become entangled in the nets, sometimes fatally, especially in the case of humpbacks. The search for solutions is under-way, including better systems for releasing any whales that get trapped. Having grown up in a small coastal fishing community in northern Norway, Audun has always been fascinated by the relationship between humans and wildlife. And for several years, he has been trying to document the…
Migaloo, the only known all white humpback whale, was photographed by jenny dean (first, third photos) in the great barrier reef. though often described as albino, migaloo has brown eyes and is more likely leucistic or hypopigmented. last year, a white orca named iceberg was photographed (second photo) for the first time by e. lazareva in the north pacific, but is again not technically believed to be albino.
Blue Whales are the largest recorded mammal on earth some reaching nearly 120ft. The blue whales heart is so big that it is around the same size as a small car, with the blue whales main arteries being big enough for a human to swim through comfortably.
The stunning first Wildlife Photographer of the Year images have been revealed
From cute and curious fox cubs to cuttlefish courtship and erupting volcanoes, the first bunch of images from this year’s Wildlife Photographer of the Year finalists hint at one of the most ambitious and masterful contests yet. Now in its 52nd year, the annual competition celebrating the world’s best nature photography has attracted nearly 50,000 submissions from amateur and professional photographers across the globe.