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Close encounter with a whale



Brian Skerry describes the exhilaration of an up-close encounter with a curious, 45-foot-long whale.

   

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Comment icon #1 Posted by Still Waters on 23 January, 2013, 13:46
Up close to a 45-foot whale....what an experience that must have been. Wonderful
Comment icon #2 Posted by EllJay on 23 January, 2013, 13:57
I posted this in another thread, but it fits here as well: That these giant animals can be so gentle and delicate when close to humans is quite incredible. Just with the size of their bodies one is amazed that they not by accident drown or injure those near them. Look at these two clips. The first a man and daughter in a canoe has an close encounter. When the whale almost goes under the canoe, but instead roll over on his back, it's almost like he is asking for a belly-rub [media=]http://youtu.be/scL3Z3Dd0iw
Comment icon #3 Posted by Daughter of the Nine Moons on 23 January, 2013, 14:05
Incredible whales. I love National Geographic.


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