15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals

These majestic animals — whales — marine mammals of the order Cetacea, do not belong to dolphins or sea pigs. A killer whale and pilot whale are also informal names “whales”, although according to strict classification they are dolphins. In an obsolete classification under the implied whales baleen whales. In the old days, the word “whale” is sometimes meant Leviathan.

Intensive whaling led to a strong reduction in their numbers, and in 1931, made their first international steps to limit its magnitude. In 1982 a moratorium on the extraction of cetaceans. Currently, several countries continues limited whaling, including scientific purposes and to meet the needs of indigenous peoples.

Looking at these majestic and graceful animals, it’s hard to believe that they can be quite helpless before the man.

1. Photoshoot

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals

2. Neighbors

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
3. Curious Beluga

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
4. “Hello!”

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
5. Whale-albino

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
6. Walking with whales

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
7. Mother and child

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
8. It’s lunch time

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
9. Face-to-face

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
10. Surprise

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
11. The seal riding on a whale

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
12. Somerset

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
13. Grey whale

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
14. The South tail of the whale

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals
15. Big kid, Tonga

15 photos of the whales, revealing the majestic beauty of these animals