blue whales

New Two-Lensed Camera Shows What It’s Like To Ride On The Back Of Whale

New Two-Lensed Camera Shows What It’s Like To Ride On The Back Of Whale

Researchers from Stanford’s Hopkins Marine Station have developed a two-lensed camera that sticks to the backs of filter-feeding whales with suction cups. The new device has been used to capture unprecedented footage of whales in action, and it’s offering new insights into the feeding and swimming behaviours of these aquatic…

How Blue Whales Are Able To Maintain Their Monstrous Size

How Blue Whales Are Able To Maintain Their Monstrous Size

Marine biologists have long thought that blue whales indiscriminately scour the oceans as they feed on krill. A new study shows there’s a lot more to the grazing habits of these massive mammals than just blindly swimming through the water.