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Short-finned pilot whale videos

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Click ...here... to see a large pilot
whale group (.mov file with 18.2 MB)


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Click ...here... to see human snorkelers swimming
with a large pilot whale group (.mov file with 10.4 MB)


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Click ...here... to see a human swimmer approaching
a pilot whale underwater (.mov file with 9.9 MB)



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Click ...here... to see sequences of human-pilot
whale research encounters (.mov file with 20 MB).



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Click ...here... to see a spectacular in-water interaction with a single pilot whale (.mov file with 6.3 MB). The whale emits unusual vocalizations and seems to be very excited.


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Click ...here... to see and mainly hear a group of short-finned pilot whales communicating (.mov file with 6.4 MB). The whales emit a variety of sounds such as clicks, whistles, grunts and calls.



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Click ...here... to see a group of short-finned pilot whales underwater in close range to the swimmer (.mov file with 7.2 MB). Several times the whales echolocate towards the swimmer.



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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale duo resting
at the water surface (.mov file with 5.3 MB).




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Click ...here... to see a large group meeting underwater
(.mov file with 8.6 MB) with more than 25 individuals.



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Click ...here... to see in-water interaction sequences from a single encounter
with free-ranging short-finned pilot whales (.mov file with 9.4 MB).



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Click ...here... to see a swim encounter with a
resting pilot whale group (.mov file with 5.7 MB).



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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale breaching
3 times in row (.mov file with 1.8 MB)




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Click ...here... to see two pilot whales encircling two
human swimmers (.mov file with 6.5 MB)



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Click ...here... to hear the acoustics of several tailslaps
above the water surface (.mov file with 3.1 MB)




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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale group-vessel interaction
from the underwater perspective (.mov file with 3.6 MB)



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Click ...here... to see boat-based whale watching excursions with short-finned
pilot whales from a helicopter perspective (.mov file with 11.7 MB).



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Click ...here... to see a close-up underwater video of a
dorsal fin and skin lesions (.mov file with 4.4 MB)



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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale frontally approaching
a human swimmer (.mov file with 1.9 MB)



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Click ...here... to see pilot whales approaching a human
swimmer (.mov file with 2.9 MB) in a belly up position.



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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale subgroup with a newborn (.mov file with 2.6 MB). This newborn still has fetal folds and is closely related with its mother.



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Click ...here... to see a realtime sonogram of
pilot whale call vocalizations recorded on
31.08.1996 (.mov file with 3.1 MB).




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Click ...here... to see a realtime sonogram of
pilot whale call vocalizations recorded on
23.06.2001 (.mov file with 4.5 MB).




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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale subgroup slowly
traveling along the coastline (.mov file with 6.7 MB).



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Click ...here... to see a pilot whale defecating
(.mov file with 1.7 MB).



Bottlenose dolphin videos

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Click ...here... to see a group of bottlenose dolphins
approaching a human swimmer (.mov file with 15 MB)
(Video: Fabian Ritter)


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Click ...here... to see a group of bottlenose dolphins
interacting with a human swimmer (.mov file with 12.3 MB)
(Video: Roland Gockel)


Seals

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Copyright
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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of a
grey seal with a human swimmer from underwater
(.mov file with 13.4 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of a
grey seal with a human swimmer from underwater
(.mov file with 12.5 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of a
grey seal with a human swimmer from underwater
(.mov file with 3.8 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of a
grey seal with a human swimmer from underwater
(.mov file with 10.9 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of a
grey seal with a human swimmer at the
water surface (.mov file with 10.1 MB)



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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of
seals with a human swimmer (.mov file with 14.3 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of
seals with a human swimmer (.mov file with 7.9 MB)


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Click ...here... to see an in-water encounter of
seals with a human swimmer (.mov file with 13.1 MB)


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Click ...here... to see grey seal pup behavior while a plane
is passing at close distance (.mov file with 8.2 MB)


Amazon botos

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Copyright
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Click ...here... to see a woman hand-feeding a boto.
She is being bitten during the course of the encounter
(.mov file with 14.9 MB).


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Click ...here... to see a collection of risky situations between
human feeders and botos (.mov file with 6.8 MB).


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Click ...here... to see a single boto begging for fish-handouts. The animal lifts its head and whole body vertically out of the water several times (.mov file with 9.6 MB).


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Click ...here... to see botos being hand-fed in a human crowd. The animals begg for food with opened mouths and accept touching by human feeders (.mov file with 15.9 MB).