The Snail and the Whale, an animated short film for those who love humpbacks

The Snail and the Whale, an animated short film for those who love humpbacks

Coming to the BBC One Channel just in time for the Christmas season is a special animated short film called The Snail and Whale. The animated film is adapted from a children’s book by the same name from Julia Donaldson and Axel Sheffler. If the names Donaldson and Sheffler seem familiar, it is likely because of the fact that The Snail and Whale will be the seventh such animated adaptation of books written by them.

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The Amazing Humpback Whales migration to Central America

The Amazing Humpback Whales migration to Central America

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.

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10 Things deadlier than Sharks

10 Things deadlier than Sharks

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.

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Why Humpback Whales Breach

Why Humpback Whales Breach

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.

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5 reasons why swimming with whales and touching them is dangerous.

5 reasons why swimming with whales and touching them is dangerous.

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.

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Diver saved by a huge humpback whale

Diver saved by a huge humpback whale

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.

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Manta Ray, a giant of the ocean

Manta Ray, a giant of the ocean

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.

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