Explore the Antarctic From the Back of a Minke Whale

Little is known about Antarctica’s elusive minke whales, but for the first time, scientists attached a camera to the back of one of the giant creatures to get a glimpse into their secretive underwater world.

They attached the camera via a long pole and suction cup. After a few hours the cameras detach from the whale and float to the surface. Scientists have already discovered that minkes move much faster than other whales while feeding, including humpbacks. Researchers hope to record more minkes in the future, shedding more light on their lives. Read more in “First POV Video From a Minke Whale’s Back” https://news.nationalgeographic.com/2…

Explore the Antarctic From the Back of a Minke Whale | National Geographic https://youtu.be/jBs7qDuf7Wc

 

 

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