Incredible footage of a giant orca splashing through the water, highlighted by a moment in which its mighty tail tosses a seal some 80 feet into the air. And before you cry “animal cruelty,” we’re guessing the seal was going to be his lunch anyhow.
A group of whale watchers were off the coast of Monterey, California when they spotted just what they were looking for – a humpback whale breaching the water. They also got some bonus footage of the kayak that the beast capsized.
It sounds like a scene out of a movie, but a father and daughter were whale watching off of Argentina when one swam under their kayak and lifted it. You’re not supposed to touch whales, but we’re not sure it could have been avoided.
With the help of a flying drone, Dave Anderson of Capt. Dave’s Dolphin and Whale Safari captured this incredible footage of thousands of common dolphins stampeding off of Dana Point, California. He also snooped on some humpback whales.
Director John Martin’s endearing animated film about a future “after the nuclear war between the nations of Facebook and Google” in which Earth is recolonized by anthropomorphic versions of animals instead of humans.
Undersea pilots Graham Hawkes and Lee Behel deep dive in their DeepFlight Super Falcon submersible in the waters of Hawaii on a quest to hear the song of the whale. Some of the most beautiful GoPro footage we’ve ever seen.
Bryant Austin has won international acclaim for his extensive collection of large and detailed photographs of whales. He shares some of those images in his coffee table book Beautiful Whale. See sample images on io9.
We wouldn’t usually use the word “Epic” to describe a grand piano, but Robert Majkut’s Roland-powered digital grand piano, inspired by the beauty of the sea-faring mammals is truly deserving of the word.