Pretty much all of us love whales, why would we not. They’re majestic, mysterious and mighty big. We go long distances to whale watch, we sign petitions to ban the hunting of whales and love to see whale photos. So here are some of the best Overwhelming Whales.

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Jon Cornforth of Seattle, was one lucky photographer when he captured this series of images of a pod of humpback whales feeding on herring in Alaska’s inside passage. Using a technique called “bubble feeding” the whales, in this case about a dozen, work together releasing their bubbles to herd the herring together. The whales them hurdle to the surface, with their mouths wide open catching the fish.

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I’m sure the whale watchers had their mouths wide open as well at this breathtaking action. Majestic nature at its best.


On a More Tranquil Note!

Incredible video of sleeping sperm whales, never documented before!


More Overwhelming Whales!

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Could not resist these three, especially the one on the left which could be title “Revenge of the Whale Watching Whale”

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Always one of our favorite whale photos by our good friend Amos Nachoum of Big Animals.


Find out about whales making art, see video

Hope you had some fun and are left a bit more awed by the beauty and majesty of whales.

By Robert Frerck, Blue Ocean Network


Plus See These Related Blue Ocean Articles on Whales:

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2017: A Bad Year for Whales
How Whale Poop Can Save the World!
How do Marine Animals Survive a Hurricane?
A Whale of a Tale
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Whale and Dolphin Watching may Not be the Low-impact, Sustainable Activity Once Thought.


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