Mother Nature Network on Tumblr MNN on Facebook MNN on Twitter
Mother Nature Network • nprfreshair: Holy Melville.  - Heidi ...

19

Nov

nprfreshair:

Holy Melville.  - Heidi
kqedscience:

The real-life Moby Dick: Incredibly rare white humpback whale spotted off coast of Norway”A white whale has been causing a splash after being spotted swimming in a pod of humpbacks by a British maritime engineer.
Dan Fisher, 32, was on a boat trip to Svalbard in Norway when he noticed a giant white hump rise from the water.
Rushing up a mast to get a better look, he quickly realised he was witnessing one of nature’s rarest sights — a white whale, just like the iconic Moby Dick in the novel by American author Herman Melville.”

nprfreshair:

Holy Melville.  - Heidi

kqedscience:

The real-life Moby Dick: Incredibly rare white humpback whale spotted off coast of Norway

A white whale has been causing a splash after being spotted swimming in a pod of humpbacks by a British maritime engineer.

Dan Fisher, 32, was on a boat trip to Svalbard in Norway when he noticed a giant white hump rise from the water.

Rushing up a mast to get a better look, he quickly realised he was witnessing one of nature’s rarest sights — a white whale, just like the iconic Moby Dick in the novel by American author Herman Melville.”

  1. murderingminutesforhours reblogged this from nprfreshair
  2. taulle reblogged this from unusual-entities
  3. unusual-entities reblogged this from geologise
  4. thereichenbachfallfan reblogged this from gettothestabbing
  5. gettothestabbing reblogged this from inquisitivition
  6. take-them-by-storm reblogged this from funflowur
  7. funflowur reblogged this from nprfreshair
  8. theweirdgirlnextdoor reblogged this from funflowur
  9. visionalwreck reblogged this from nonexistenttalent
  10. impassivepanda reblogged this from gods-thumb
  11. castielshugs reblogged this from canuck-sweeety33 and added:
    i’ve often wondered if animals that have a unique or distinct trait about them know they are special.. like this whale,...
  12. canuck-sweeety33 reblogged this from sheepheadfred
  13. sheepheadfred reblogged this from egggggggs
  14. n-moore reblogged this from killitwithzombies
  15. waytotalktopeople reblogged this from unknownmoon95
  16. unknownmoon95 reblogged this from dragonsenpai
  17. killitwithzombies reblogged this from dragonsenpai
  18. vaevicto reblogged this from dragonsenpai
  19. dragonsenpai reblogged this from somoboz
  20. somoboz reblogged this from nprfreshair
  21. egggggggs reblogged this from gods-thumb and added:
    this is really cool but also moby dick was a sperm whale!!! and that was fairly plot relevant, since sperm whales and...
  22. gods-thumb reblogged this from angeldelrio
  23. violent-vision reblogged this from angeldelrio
  24. angeldelrio reblogged this from knittybiddy
  25. callmelavender-callmesunshine reblogged this from knittybiddy
  26. ruusunnuppunen reblogged this from clefaerie
  27. cracked-mist reblogged this from jasjuliet
  28. kaiju-z reblogged this from zukuro
  29. enterthedwelling reblogged this from zukuro
  30. zukuro reblogged this from rhapsody-chimes
  31. rhapsody-chimes reblogged this from bombermoth