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Video: Diver Films Southern Right Whale Encounter Underwater

National geographic captures footage of southern right whales

Southern right whale (Eubalaena australis). (Photo: Flickr Creative Commons / Jose Rambaud)

While diving along South America’s eastern coast, diver and undersea specialist on "National Geographic Explorer" Justin Hofman came across a southern right whale and her calf — one of the rarest marine mammals.


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A Sight to Sea

The fight over whether whaling should be banned or not heated recently when two anti-whaling activists were detained on a Japanese fishing vessel after boarding the ship without permission to reportedly dispense information.


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