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The Gathering Swarms: Sardine Run off the coast of South Africa

"The seasonal movement of billions of sardines along the coast of South Africa, the greatest fish migration on the planet..." Billions. In this clip from PBS' The Gathering Swarms, synchronous sardines are a constantl...

The mysterious song of the Humpback Whale

From the BBC’s Ocean Giants documentary, watch this incredible clip to hear the extraordinary and mysterious song of the Humpback Whale. Why do they sing (or hum)? Does it serve a purpose? Are...

The Biggest Organism on Earth

If the blue whale is the biggest animal on Earth, and a Sequoia redwood tree is the tallest tree, what are the heaviest or most widespread organisms that explorers and scientists have ever found? MinuteEarth explains ...

A Baby Sperm Whale Swims on Its Own

A huge baby Sperm Whale swimming alone in sunlit waters while its mother dives deep into the dark ocean for food. However, the baby isn’t as alone as it seems; he can hear his mother’s familiar sonar clic...

A Surprise Diving Encounter with a Humpback Whale

YouTuber westh2o was diving underwater with friends in Moorea, French Polynesia when they began to hear the whale song of a humpback whale. Westh2o writes: The recording does not do justice to the actual sound. Ser...

Incredible sardine run feeding frenzy

In this absolutely incredible footage from EarthTouchTV, watch hundreds of thousands of sardines off the coast of South Africa swarm at the center of an animal feeding frenzy. With Earth-Touch divers right in the midd...

Reincarnation by Chie Miyazaki

Reincarnation, an animation from Japanese illustrator Chie Miyazaki.

Underwater footage from Fiji & Tonga

Underwater footage shot whilst scuba diving in the Fiji islands and Tonga. Featuring colorful coral reefs, huge schools of tropical fish, sharks, humpback whales, underwater caves, scuba divers and much more marine ...

Kuroshio Sea – 2nd largest aquarium tank in the world

Kuroshio Sea is the main tank at Okinawa Churaumi Aquarium, on the Japanese island of Okinawa. When this video, shot by Jon Rawlinson and scored to Please Don’t Go by Barcelona, first went viral thr...

Juno the Beluga Whale Likes Mariachi Music

Even if your kid has seen this on the interwebs or tv already, they might want to see it again. This Beluga Whale is named Juno and lives at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. And yes, Juno l...

Whales Give Dolphins a Lift

Many species interact in the wild, most often as predator and prey. But recent encounters between humpback whales and bottlenose dolphins reveal a playful side to interspecies interaction. In two different locations...

Sperm Whale Encounter

Captured by marine wildlife film makers Howard and Michele Hall, divers in Dominica encounter a Sperm Whale.  via sharing on Vimeo.

The rescue of a Humpback Whale tangled in netting

The kid was riveted:  Michael Fishbach, co-founder of The Great Whale Conservancy (GWC), narrates his encounter with a young humpback whale entangled in local fishing nets.At first, the animal appeared to be dead, ...

Kayaking with Redondo Beach Blue Whales

A kayaker in Redondo Beach, Southern California has posted a YouTube video of an exciting surprise encounter with a blue whale in the open water. He even dives down to get some underwater video with his helmet cam! ...

Whale Fall (After Life of a Whale)

"When a whale dies, the story has just begun." A beautiful paper-cutout puppet illustration of the different stages of how a whale decomposes, supporting the surrounding community of organisms for 50-75 year...