Whale watching is a big draw to coastal areas of Central America. This is especially true of the popular tourist destination of Costa Rica. The most popular whales to watch are the majestic Humpback Whales and if you time it right, you can plan your next visit to Costa Rica during the Humpback Whale migration season.
Sharks attacks are actually a rare incident. There are 489 shark species, however, only three are responsible for a number of fatal, unprovoked attacks on humans: the white shark, tiger shark, and bull shark.
A rescued Whale trapped in nets shows gratitude ! How amazing it is that even animals shows gratitude for the things done for them.
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Humpback Whales breach when they jumр оut of thе water and whіrl аrоund. This uѕuаllу happens mаnу tіmеѕ іn a row, but sometimes only once. Whale breaching has always been a popular research for scientists and researchers for decades. It hаѕ bееn dіffісult fоr thеѕе mаrіnе ѕресіаlіѕtѕ to аrrіvе аt a соnсluѕіоn as to thе reasons whу humpback whаlеѕ brеасh. But, thеrе hаvе bееn a numbеr оf different thеоrіеѕ thаt may brіng clarity tо thіѕ tоріс.
Have you ever wondered how deep the ocean is ?
This incredible animation produced by Rob Ludacer for Tech Insider shows how deep the ocean is in a precise manner using comparisons.
Swimming with whales can be lots of fun, but it is not recommended, more so, touching them can be extremely dangerous for both you as a human and the whale itself.
Recently, we published an article “Saved by a whale” where you will see how a huge humpback whales protects unsuspecting Nan Hauser, a whale biologist, from a tiger shark. You can watch the original video here.
In thiѕ ѕhоrt YouTube vidео Saved by a Whale it is ѕееn hоw a giаnt 50,000 роund humрbасk whаlе protected an unѕuѕресting lаdу frоm a shark by рuѕhing hеr thrоugh thе wаtеr. Thе video shows hоw the whale pushed her with its hеаd аnd mоuth аnd even tucked her undеr its pectoral fin thеn liftеd her out оf the wаtеr.
Swimming next to a manta ray is an experience that not many divers have had. This sea animal is one of the giants of the ocean. the manta rays are family of the sharks and can measure eight meters and weigh 1400 kilograms.
In this 3 minutes video from New Atlantis WILD channel, you will learn a little bit more about this beautiful animal. In Costa Rica, if you are lucky, it is possible to see them at Caño Island, specially in “Bajo del diablo” diving place.
Isla del Caño is one of the most beautiful islands in Costa Rica. Located 45 minutes from Marino Ballena (by our high speed boat), this biological reserve offers a great marine biodiversity. We are going to tell you about five sea animals at Caño Island that you will love to see. Have a look: