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Lost baby sperm whale jumps for joy 5ft above the waves after being reunited with its family
by Harriet Arkell
Taken by a British diver who was following the sperm whale calf, they show the minute the baby - who had lost track of its mum - found her again in the sea off the Azores. Soaring 30ft across the waves, the euphoric newborn slammed its body onto the water with joy after becoming separated from its family group in the chilly waters…
(read more: Daily Mail UK)

rhamphotheca:

Lost baby sperm whale jumps for joy 5ft above the waves after being reunited with its family

by Harriet Arkell

Taken by a British diver who was following the sperm whale calf, they show the minute the baby - who had lost track of its mum - found her again in the sea off the Azores. Soaring 30ft across the waves, the euphoric newborn slammed its body onto the water with joy after becoming separated from its family group in the chilly waters…

(read more: Daily Mail UK)

Blue Tang
Photograph by Jeff Haines, My Shot
Adult blue tangs swim close to the ocean floor near Mexico. A species of surgeonfish, the blue tang is abundant in the waters of the Caribbean, often schooling around coral reefs. As they mature, the tangs’ color progresses from bright yellow to a deep bluish-gray or purple.

Blue Tang

Photograph by Jeff Haines, My Shot

Adult blue tangs swim close to the ocean floor near Mexico. A species of surgeonfish, the blue tang is abundant in the waters of the Caribbean, often schooling around coral reefs. As they mature, the tangs’ color progresses from bright yellow to a deep bluish-gray or purple.

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot

The tiny sea creatures, called “by-the-wind sailors,” washed ashore in Humboldt, California (above) and other beaches along the West Coast.
Credit: M. Sid Kelly, YouTube screenshot