Monday, August 19, 2013

Sperm whales and over 500 dolphins around

A morning full of Atlantic spotted dolphins and bottlenose dolphins, a group of 500 common dolphins surrounded all our boats and gave us an unforgettable memory for life. And in the afternoon the sperm whales showed themselves to us.

And we had an afternoon also swimming with a massive group of common dolphins, about 100 around the boat and a few hundreds more around. And lots and lots of babies, one of our swimmers was at one point surrounded by six calves with there mothers close by.

Photos from the morning:

Swimming with common dolphins

A tight group of common dolphins

Common dolphin - the most beautiful dolphin species we see here

Dolphins dolphins everywhere!

Bottlenose dolphin leaping

Atlantic spotted dolphin mother

Leaping spotted dolphins

Photos from the afternoon:

More beautiful common dolphins

Again we had 100s of dophins all around us!

Sperm whale diving

One of our zodiacs with a sperm whale

Biologist Matt explaining our sightings in the afternoon

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