Ocean Life

Mysterious underwater tunnels at Bloody Bay Wall, Cayman Islands2m05s

Mysterious underwater tunnels at Bloody Bay Wall, Cayman Islands

Scuba diving allows the adventurous to explore places that few people will ever see. The allure of the deep is powerful and those who seek the thrills offered by diving are eager to answer the call. The ocean provides a look at new landscapes and new creatures, unlike anything that can be experienced above the surface. Little Cayman Island offers some of the most beautiful dive sites in the world. The island was formed by volcanic action as rock shot straight up from the ocean floor millions of years ago. The island is surrounded by a coral reef that grew on this volcanic rock long ago. A diver venturing out over the edge of the reef is met with an abyss that plunges an incredible 6,000 feet almost straight down. The vast blue emptiness can send a chill down a person's spine as they slip over the wall and descend to the depths below. But there is another way to travel from the shallows to the deep. The coral and rock around this island has a number of tunnels that lead down into the rock and curve out toward the open ocean. Cave diving and exploring tunnels is a way to take the thrills to a new level as divers squeeze through dark and narrow caverns and passageways that lead out over the wall. It is not for the faint of heart. Advanced divers undergo serious training and preparation for diving such as this. They have practiced under controlled conditions so that they will be able to react proper;y f they encounter trouble. In the middle of a tunnel, there will be no going to the surface, even if their air supply fails. They will need to rely on their skills and their partner's ability to solve their problem until they can exit the tunnels and make their way carefully back to the boat. These divers will explore a part of the earth that has only been seen by a few hundred people. The huge sponges that have made their home here have been growing and filtering the ocean for food for over 500 years. Some have been here since before the island saw its first human settlement in the 1700s when a fishing village began. These sponges are actually animals, although their stationary existence might have us confuse them with plants. The tunnels are also home to corals, lobsters, crabs, shrimp, and strange and wonderful fish. Scuba diving on its own is a unique adventure, but exploring hidden passages and seeing creatures within is an experience that is unforgettable.

Friendly Whale Interrupts Beach Volleyball Match1m23s

Friendly Whale Interrupts Beach Volleyball Match

This is the unexpected moment when a curious whale gives a group of volleyball players the surprise of a lifetime. The huge mammal was spotted near the coast of Delaware, only a few yards offshore. Incredible! The Dynamic Volleyball Academy’s beach practice was interrupted when they spotted a whale on May 29, only a short distance from shore in Fenwick Island, Delaware. Michele Miller luckily had her phone and was able to record the incident. According to this local report, Miller had seen dolphins feeding off the coast earlier that day and thought she was seeing more of the same. But much to her surprise, right as she started to film, a fin cut through the water revealing the presence of the whale. The dark waters of the oceans hold a lot of wonders. There is something humans find intrinsically appealing about deep waters. It is almost like our old environment is beckoning us back to its bosom. That is something psychologists need to elaborate. All we know is that there is still so much we do not know about all the secrets the depths of the sea hold, but nevertheless, each new thing we find makes us very intrigued. We have yet to fully comprehend how life functions in the utter depths. We know that the lower you go the harsher the environment becomes and marine life must have developed coping mechanisms to survive the pressure, the lack of sunlight and the scarcity of food. Whales are intelligent beings. The impact of whales on human culture is reflected in the meaning of whales in literary lore: it symbolizes travel, life, nobility, diligence and peace, and the fact that the path may not be always easy, but that does not mean that it is not worth travelling. It is not very often that we see deep-sea life travel to the shallow waters. It’s most likely because of the size of these marine beasts but also because of the temperature difference. This makes the shallow parts of the oceans safer for us to swim in, even though this footage makes us question this conclusion completely. A curious whale was sighted in Fenwick Island, Delaware near the coast which gave a group of volleyball players a fright. This person managed to capture the amazing footage on camera, filming the chilled whale hanging out in the shallow cove in front of them. According to an expert on whales, they usually come close to shore to scratch barnacles off their bodies and rest. Amazing! If you liked this video, you should also check out this magnificent aerial shot with a drone and a GoPro of a gigantic whale shark casually swimming alongside some people . How cool is that? What did you think about this video? Make sure you tell us more in the comments down below. If you like what you see, don’t forget to share it with others who might like it as well. It just might be the highlight of their day! Enjoy! Credit: Michele Miller via Storyful

Published: May 30, 2018468 views
Underwater Museum Acts As A Safe Haven For Protecting Marine Life2m03s

Underwater Museum Acts As A Safe Haven For Protecting Marine Life

An incredible footage has emerged of the underwater museum in Lanzarote, Spain, where sculptures act as a silent appeal to protect the ocean! Check out this amazing clip, and find out for yourselves! This is the first underwater museum in Europe. It is an appeal to protect and appreciate the underwater world . The museum covers an area of 2.500 square meters. All sculptures were designed by Jason deCaires Taylor. Curiously, the model for many figures were residents of the island. Amazing! The exhibition aims on reflecting today’s society. Over 200 life-size figures were made for this sculpture. They form a reef for marine species to inhabit. The important message this video has to convey is ‘be a human, protect the ocean, so far as you can’. Lurking underneath the ocean is the Cancún Underwater Museum based in Cancún, Mexico devoted to the art of conservation. With a total of 500 sculptures, this museum mostly flaunts the work of British sculptor Jason deCaires Taylor together with the work of five Mexican sculptors. This hidden gem consists of three different galleries submerged three to six meters deep in the ocean. This genius idea was presented by Marine Park Director Jaime Gonzalez Canto, and together with Taylor's assistance, museum’s objective is saving the nearby coral reefs by providing an alternative destination for divers. Would you mind visiting these underwater statues ? Share your thoughts in the comments below! In addition, the museum had to obtain a permit to sink 1,200 structures in 10 different areas within the National Marine Park so that snorkelers, scuba divers, and tourists can visit the underwater exhibits via a glass-bottom boat. How cool is this? We will definitely put this amazing place on our bucket list!

Scuba Diver Swims Among Massive School Of Fish47s

Scuba Diver Swims Among Massive School Of Fish

There are many wonders hidden in the salty blue waters of the oceans. Truth be told, we know only a small percent of what is really happening in the oceans, almost as much as we know the vastness of the universe. We speculate that life began in the acidic waters of the oceans millenia ago and that should give us an inkling of the true power these vast blue masses on our planet possess. It is fascinating to watch how the marine organisms function in an environment so different than ours. Amazingly they too have some similar behavioral characteristics as us. Smaller marine animals tend to move in large groups around the icy waters in order to defend themselves from larger predators. The big marine hunters actually roam the oceans alone, keeping more of the potential catch for themselves. The large groups of marine animals are actually called schools, and this scuba diver was lucky enough to get in the middle of one and film it in Sipidan, Malaysia. The school is created out of fish swimming in a tight-knit group in circles trying to keep the line and don’t let any stray fish outside and into the hungry jaws of the predators. The school can split up and reform once again in order to evade the hunters and this way they manage to only lose a small amount of fighters instead of the whole school. Isn’t that fascinating?!

Scuba diver gets lost in enormous school of fish1m00s

Scuba diver gets lost in enormous school of fish

Scuba diving in the Galapagos is the best experience! The Volcanic topography makes home to many species of wildlife, above and below the waves. Thousands of fish schooling together on the reefs produce these absolutely gigantic bait balls. Check out what happens when you swim right through one!

Majestic Bubble Rings Filmed Underwater In Slow Motion30s

Majestic Bubble Rings Filmed Underwater In Slow Motion

Our majestic ocean is the last great frontier on earth. It covers 71% of our planet’s surface and scientists estimate that 95% of it is yet be explored. Wow! From the tiny to the titanic, from the familiar to the undiscovered, the ocean offers a stunning diversity of marine life and nearly every kind of habitat imaginable. During a scuba diving session in Menorca, an island in the Mediterranean Sea, this GoPro captures some mind-bending footage of bubble rings colliding together. How cool is that? We could watch this all day! Judging on this video scuba diving looks so fun! If you’re a scuba diver , the world is pretty much your oyster. If Earth is 71 percent water, just imagine how many places you can explore by taking a dive and making this kind of mesmerizing videos! A scuba diver exploring the ocean can be compared to an astronaut spacewalking! Being able to control your buoyancy will give you a great comfort which enables you to freely dive and experience a real sense of weightlessness. Amazing! Have you ever seen something like that? A mountain is composed of tiny grains of earth. The ocean is made up of tiny drops of water. Even so, life is but an endless series of little details, actions, speeches, and thoughts. Enjoy this amazing video because it is really unique and a proof that nature can be the mother of art! So cool!

Guy Shows Us What It's Like To Go Snorkeling With Stingrays And Nurse Sharks4m17s

Guy Shows Us What It's Like To Go Snorkeling With Stingrays And Nurse Sharks

If you are looking for an activity to enrich your bucket list with, then snorkeling with stingrays and nurse sharks in stunning Cozumel should definitely be on that list! Taylor took his GoPro camera on his trip to Cozumel and grabbed in just in time for his snorkeling adventure and boy are we glad he did! The place is called Stingray Beach, located on the western side of the island of Cozumel, overlooking Yucatan. Many take their trips here because of the picturesque scenery and the fun activities you get to do with friends and family. Kids can learn how to make their own cocoa bars and piñatas. If you are more outdoorsy, then you should definitely go for a swim with the stingrays and nurse sharks that call this area their home. There are literally dozens of stingrays on the bottom of the ocean in Cozumel, so going there will definitely pay off! This is probably the only place on the planet where you can actually come close to, touch and even kiss a stingray. Plus, it is totally safe to do so! After you got to know them, don your snorkeling equipment and take a deep breath, before taking a dive into the ocean. There you will be welcomed by these magnificent creatures, as well as many others on the colorful wildlife that calls Cozumel home! They are not usually visible to swimmers, but divers and snorkelers may find them in shallow, sandy waters, more so when the water is warm.

Container Ship Battles Storm Near Bermuda And It Looks Like A Scene From A Movie57s

Container Ship Battles Storm Near Bermuda And It Looks Like A Scene From A Movie

Any environment of a huge amount of water is generally unknown and hostile territory for most humans and they can be really scary sometimes. We are programmed to fear the unknown, and other environmental elements. It makes perfect sense in terms of survival. Despite all of our knowledge, progress and modern technology, oceans continue to be the mysterious and enigmatic traps with some very real dangers hidden in their bellies. And when we talk about the amount of water and scary we mean ocean storms! Something that will always remain scary no matter how much technology will develop or how big ships will be built. This video is so amazing you will probably think is a scene from a movie! But, actually is not! While crossing the Atlantic on the container ship Oleander, the crew manages to film a spectacular storm off Bermuda. We told you that it looks like a scene from a movie! Waves come in all shapes and sizes—from small ones calmly lapping on the shore to large rogue waves out at sea . Storms interact with the ocean on the surface, from hurricanes to tsunamis. These waves are really big and scary! The ocean is a central image. It is the symbolism of a great journey. Being out there in the ocean, God's creation, it's like a gift He has given us to enjoy and sometimes to provoke the fear inside of us!

Published: April 2, 2018607,509 plays$1,556.42 earned
Scuba Divers Spend A Whale Of Time Feeding Sea Turtle53s

Scuba Divers Spend A Whale Of Time Feeding Sea Turtle

Scuba diving in the Great Barrier Reef is admittedly on virtually any diver's bucket list - and rightfully so. While the Great Barrier Reef is indeed the largest reef system in the world, it is also one of the healthiest making for the diving of a lifetime. We always hear people exclaiming about their wonderful encounters with dolphins, and the feeling that they seem to sense you, watch you and enjoy you as much as you enjoy them. Well the same can be said about turtles. Their gracefulness, sometimes playfulness and curiosity make them a much sought after sight on the Great Barrier Reef. These lucky people get to feed a sea turtle while in the Great Barrier Reef during a scuba dive . The turtle, which has got a large shell also known as carapace, four strong, paddle-like flippers, enjoys the feeding time and would not leave the divers alone. It stayed with them for a good 15 minutes. How amazing is that! The turtle uses its beak-like mouth so it can shear or crush food. Since it is being fed with seaweed and algae, it is herbivore and it needs to eat a lot of it every day because it isn’t much of an intake. The turtle gets its food by scraping algae off rocks with its flippers. Nature made its slightly jagged jaw appropriate for eating plants. These divers help the turtle take the necessary food quantity in this turquoise blue water with fantastic visibility surrounded at the same time with corals that thrive in the climates with warm temperatures year round. The Great Barrier Reef is a home to six out of the seven existent species of sea turtles.

Published: March 28, 20181,100 plays$2.74 earned
Fisherman Catches Majestic Bonnethead Shark1m56s

Fisherman Catches Majestic Bonnethead Shark

It was a hot and sunny spring day in March on the gulf beaches of Fort De Soto Park in beautiful Florida. North Beach was filling up fast, but three enthusiastic fishermen took advantage of the day to do some shore fishing. The fishing began slow until something hit one of the fisherman's lines hard. His two friends brought in their lines dropped their rods on the beach and ran over to give their friend a hand. With his rod bent over, the battle with the unknown sea creature began. The battle raged for approximately 10 minutes when a fellow beachgoer took out his phone to record the final few seconds of the fight. When the unknown sea creature was finally brought into shallow waters, it was discovered that the fisherman had a bonnethead shark on the end of his line!The fisherman worked quickly to bring the shark to shore, in order to free it from the hook and safely return it to the warm waters off the coast of Florida. What a thrill of a lifetime to land one of these majestic sharks from shore! The bonnethead shark is found in tropical and subtropical waters on both coasts of North America, from North Carolina to southern Brazil, including the Caribbean and the Gulf of Mexico, and from Southern California to Ecuador. It lives in estuaries and shallow bays with mud or sand bottoms and in coral reefs. It primarily eats crustaceans but has been known to also eat clams, octopuses and small fish. Fortunately for the beachgoers as well as the fishermen, the bonnethead shark is harmless to humans!

Published: March 20, 2018210,939 plays$724.65 earned
This Young Diver Has A Gift For Connecting With Sea Turtles1m30s

This Young Diver Has A Gift For Connecting With Sea Turtles

Everyone loves sea turtles and the lucky few actually get to see one in the wild. But what if you could swim beside one and understand how it feels to truly connect with one of the ocean's most beautiful creatures? Imagine how it would feel if the turtles actually approached you, allowing you to put your face within inches of theirs as you looked into their eyes. Serena is a young diver who experiences this on many of her dives. She started scuba diving at the age of 13 and it was immediately clear that she had a true gift for putting the underwater animals at ease. Now 19 years old, she has logged over 100 dives and continues to impress her family with her remarkable ability. It is not uncommon to see Serena slowly making her way toward a turtle that is eating or cruising along the reef. Her calm and gentle approach seems to reassure these creatures enough that they carry on without being concerned. They will often look at her curiously and sometimes they will simply act as if she is not there. What is truly remarkable about Serena though, is that turtles will often come swimming toward her from a distance, making a beeline to see her up close. Or if they are swimming with her, they will actually circle her or adjust their course to move closer. Serena's family even call her the "Turtle Whisperer". This video shows her swimming face to face with a Hawksbill Sea Turtle, a critically endangered species that is usually shy in nature. It also shows a young Loggerhead Sea Turtle that emerges from the vast blue of the open ocean, making a curved arc to swim directly up to Serena. These turtles are also very rare and the young ones are very wary of people. Serena can be seen connecting with a Green Turtle that came up from its resting spot on the coral reef to have a closer look. It was so curious that it made a complete circle around her before returning to the reef. Another Hawksbill looks at Serena and then continues to eat before it swims directly under her to explore the reef for more sponges. The last Hawksbill glides slowly along,keeping pace with Serena at no more than two feet away. All of these turtles were close enough for her to touch them, yet they were completely relaxed. Serena proves that being respectful, patient and gentle in your approach will allow you to connect with wild animals in a way that most people only dream about.

Fearless diver swims underneath cave in one breath36s

Fearless diver swims underneath cave in one breath

It's clear that GoPros are all the rage nowadays, and it's no wonder – because of their awesome filming capabilities the internet is swarmed with videos from all kinds of activities – from the mundane mountain walks that thanks to this camera look surreal, to adventurous and breath-taking underwater cave diving. Here we see a diver that mounted a GoPro to a broken fishing pole with some bamboo in order to capture a breathtaking clip as he swims beneath an underwater cave in only one breath! Would you ever try something like this? His adventurous spirit Is something we admire, although these kinds of videos should be made with extreme precaution. He must be very experienced and clearly knows what he's doing, but this kind of stuff isn't recommended for amateur. He gives us a quick glimpse of the vivid underwater world in Laguna Beach, from corals to sea weed, and it all looks incredible. Just nature in all her glory. Filmed in Laguna Beach, California, a place that is known for a mild year-round climate, scenic coves, environmental preservation, and artist community. And now, for the amazing GoPro underwater videos of it's scenic ocean life. The coolest thing ever! Enjoy!

Published: February 8, 201819,362 plays$27.55 earned
Stingray Jumps Onto Ramp At Maldives Resort To Get A Treat1m13s

Stingray Jumps Onto Ramp At Maldives Resort To Get A Treat

As far as thee deep blue goes, for those of us who happen to live close to the shore or even visit over the summer, we've been told to always keep an eye out for all the dangers that the big blue has to offer. Not to go fire off into the ocean due to deep waters and all mystery that might hide within. Especially stay away from any big fish and never, ever, do you go in the water if you see something that has a huge fin on its back. For some of us however, it is the urge to get close up and personal with the threat in the hope to achieve great rush and adrenaline and feel more alive then ever. These people are usually the ones that you see on TV possibly under the accident part of the show or even sometimes under the hero's list. There is really no telling what is going to happen once you actually get this close to such a powerful being such as the Stigngrays. Stingrays are usually very docile and curious, their usual reaction being to flee any disturbance, but they sometimes brush their fins past any new object they encounter. Nevertheless, certain larger species may be more aggressive and should be approached with caution, as the stingray's defensive reflex (use of its poisoned stinger) may result in serious injury or death. Stingrays are not normally visible to swimmers, but divers and snorkelers may find them in shallow, sandy waters, more so when the water is warm. Take a look as this guy gets close enough to share hugs with this Stingray and the bond between them!

Motorcycle that belonged to Grateful Dead lies 50 feet under water1m17s

Motorcycle that belonged to Grateful Dead lies 50 feet under water

There is a quiet reef off the shore of the little town of Akumal, Mexico. It has beautiful stretches of white sand, gorgeous coral structures and it is home to colorful fish and sea turtles. But there is one dive site there that has become famous for a very unique reason. It is also home to a motorcycle that was submerged in the 1980s with the intent of creating a picture for an album cover for the rock band, The Grateful Dead. Having belonged to the band itself, this bike was actually driven around mexico by band members prior to becoming and underwater attraction. Akumal is known for one of it's more lavish homes, Casa del Sol, on the edge of Yal-Ku Lagoon in Akumal, which was also owned by the Grateful Dead. Tourists from all over the world visit Akumal for its quaint atmosphere, authentic restaurants, spectacular diving and snorkeling. While they are there, it is very likely that they will also hear stories about the band and their attachment to Akumal. One of the most well known stories is that of the submerged motorcycle that lies on the sand fifty feet down on "Motorcycle Reef". The motorcycle remains upright, (perhaps with a little help from divers and some coral props) despite the waves and the storms that have swept through in the thirty years since the motorcycle was sunk. Divers are eager to see the motorcycle and take a picture. Most have straddled the bike for a chance to "ride" the same motorcycle that was ridden around Mexico by the famous band in the 1980s. The motorcycle has deteriorated over the years and rust has taken its toll. The handlebars fell off around 2012 and have since washed away or become buried under the sand. But as the metal corrodes, the bike has actually become the structure that supports coral and barnacles. What might be regarded by some as litter on the ocean floor, is actually a habitat that has become the start of a new coral head. In years to come, the motorcycle will not be visible beneath the creatures that live on it. This motorcycle has been photographed by thousands of scuba divers who either seek it out intentionally or who just happen upon it.

Divers put in danger when surrounded by hungry sharks56s

Divers put in danger when surrounded by hungry sharks

Caribbean Reef Sharks grow to an impressive 9 feet in length and can weigh almost 300lbs. They are all muscle and teeth with a brain that thinks of little, aside from food. Although they are not known to attack humans often, it is unnerving to have them suddenly appear and surround you while you are 70 feet below the surface. Reef sharks are opportunistic feeders and they simply do not regard humans as food, but their curiosity about scuba divers is definitely food driven. Spearing fish and feeding sharks has become a more common practice among divers and guides looking to create an unforgettable experience. It brings the sharks close for a view or for photographs that can be very exhilarating. This practice is risky, however, and divers are well advised to never intentionally feed a shark. Divers in this group are on a wall dive on a nearly vertical section of coral reef near the world famous Blue Hole. They entered the water as a group and let the current carry them for what was agreed upon as a 45 minute dive along one of the most picturesque sites in Belize. Their boat will be waiting at a predetermined location to pick them up at the end. What was not planned for was that the group ahead of them, from another boat, was spearing Lionfish. Lionfish are an invasive species that divers spear and kill in an effort to remove them from the reefs. They are voracious eaters and have no predators in the Atlantic. Left alone, they are extremely destructive to an ecosystem. The practice of feeding Lionfish to hungry sharks is a very dangerous one, however. These sharks are actually swimming around divers, in between, and under them, looking for a meal. Their behavior has completely changed at the smell of blood and in response to other sharks that have sensed the chance for food. This change greatly increases the risk of aggression toward humans, as well as the risk of a bite. Stimulating the feeding response in such a potentially dangerous creature is simply looking for trouble. It was a surprise in this case to see such a large group of sharks appear so close. These divers know that their best approach is to move closer together, stay calm, and stay vertical. Going to the surface will actually place them at greater risk, as the sharks are more likely to mistake their silhouette above as food. When the dive was over and the divers waited at the surface, the group ahead was talking about spearing fish and feeding the sharks. They had obviously decided to accept the risk, but they had placed others at risk unknowingly. They are contributing to learned behavior that could have disastrous consequences for both people and sharks. Wild creatures, especially predators, should always be treated with respect and caution. Most shark bites are a direct result of foolish behavior.

Diver's magical interaction with endangered sea turtle is no accident1m27s

Diver's magical interaction with endangered sea turtle is no accident

Serena is a young biology student who has swam among the sea creatures and coral in Mexico, Belize and Cuba. One of her favorite underwater animals is the sea turtle. On her adventures, she has met Green Turtles, Loggerhead Turtles and a few of these incredibly rare Hawksbill Turtles. They are critically endangered. On this dive in Akumal, Mexico, she was cruising over the reef, peering under coral ledges and looking around the sea fans. When she saw a Hawksbill Turtle in the distance, she slowly made her way over and was able to get very close. It may not be obvious, but her approach was very carefully planned to put the beautiful creature at ease. The first thing Serena did was to move lower in the water to the same level as the turtle. She moved slowly around to the front where the turtle could see her clearly without feeling pinned between her and the reef. Predators, such as sharks, attack from above and behind in a way that is designed to prevent being seen until the last possible moment. Serena's approach allows the turtle to get a good look at her and make its own assessment of her intentions. She hovers at a respectable distance with her arms in and carefully uses only her fins to adjust her position. Even her breathing is slow, despite her excitement. Her desire to touch the turtle is obvious when she opens her hands and extends them toward it invitingly, but she allows the turtle to make the decision. After a magical moment where the two stare into each other's eyes, the Hawksbill decides that there is no threat and it continues looking for coral and sponges to nibble on. Surprisingly, the Hawksbill even swims right below Serena as it turns its eyes back to the coral. In doing so, the turtle put itself close enough to Serena that she could have easily touched it. Serena again moves lower and to the left to avoid seeming like a threat directly above. The pair continued to swim together over the reef for almost ten minutes, allowing an interaction that few people are lucky enough to ever experience. Like all sea turtles, this Hawksbill is capable of short bursts of speed that could instantly take it far away from her. The fact that it continued to glide slowly along, completely comfortable with the interaction provided Serena with one of the most peaceful and emotional experiences possible for a diver. We rarely give animals enough credit for their intelligence, perceptiveness, and ability to communicate. We are now starting to understand that without words, animals must use many other cues to interpret meaning and intent from the actions of other animals. Small movements, gestures, distance, and even our breathing will tell an animal more than we expect. We can also learn a lot when it comes to interpreting an animal's behavior and comfort level. A careful and respectful approach will create a completely different encounter than a careless one.

Check Out This Amazing Drone Footage Of Two Massive Whales Roaming Ocean Waters3m26s

Check Out This Amazing Drone Footage Of Two Massive Whales Roaming Ocean Waters

This video proves in great measure the wonders of the sea. Take a look as these two great whales make their way on a surface of not more that 400 meters from shore line and catch the view of this drone camera. They are glorious creatures indeed! This stunning video shows two Humpback whales cruising around the Hawaiian coast. The footage was shot off the islands of Kauai and the Big Island over the course of three months using an aerial drone . Many whales , especially baleen whales, tend to migrate long distances from their cold-water feeding grounds to warm-water breeding grounds each year. They travel alone or in groups, or pods, on their annual migrations. Toothed whales often hunt in groups, migrate together and share young-rearing duties. It’s difficult to grasp a sense of perspective against the deep blue Pacific ocean, but these humpback whales are definitely huge creatures. When fully grown, they can be up to 19 meters (62.5 feet) long and weigh over 36 tonnes (40 tons). Although they can be found roaming throughout most of the world’s seas, they tend to migrate to tropical waters during the winter. "The hardest part about filming whales is finding them. They often just come up for air and dive down," Jordan, 24, told IFLScience. "They are pretty easy to spot when they come up for air. If you look out at the water for a half hour you will probably spot one." What a spectacular view to see these whales splashing their fins into the ocean and certainly having a great time!

Published: October 9, 201714,372 plays$18.17 earned