Curious Whales Check Out Photographers with Stunning Results (Slideshow)


Photo via The Daily Mail

The ocean's whales are some of the Earth's most massive and majestic animals, reaching sizes of up to 80 feet long and 150 tons. As the targets of centuries of whaling, they have a violent history -- and are still recovering from an industry that depleted their numbers substantially.

But while whales can be aggressive at times, they are more often gentle, curious creatures -- and likely to check out foreign objects in the water, including boats and photographers.

Tags: Biodiversity | Conservation | Endangered Species | Oceans | Whales

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