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Appeared in DIVER August 2013Learning to behave like a grown-up whale is an intriguing process, and BRUCE & SANJA SHAFER were lucky enough to get a glimpse of it in the eastern Pacific more... Sleek whales gather in warm Great Barrier Reef waters each Australian winter. They offer the chance of a unique snorkelling experience, says JUSTIN GILLIGAN, but leave their human companions wondering: who’s watching who? more... Amid all the tales of woe in the oceans, wild dolphins are actually doing well. Want to interact with them? You need to know where and when to go, follow the rules and be patient, but it is possible. JAMIE WATTS provides a guide to dolphin-diving more... Divers did well for marine life on TV in 2011, but the most awe-inspiring footage was almost certainly that of the whales and dolphins in the BBC’s Ocean Giants. Assistant producer/director Ellen Husain explains how persistence paid off
more... It might be referred to as a 'pygmy' but at up to 25m long it's one of the most awe-inspiring sights in the sea - Andrew Sutton gets up close to blue whales as well as sperm whales on an unusual Indian Ocean trip
more... Two words spring to mind when you see belugas - 'enigmatic' and 'spooky', says Gavin Parsons, who has swum with Hidden Bay's wild whales more...
We don't often get to see great pictures of pilot whales, but Andrew Sutton captured these images not too far from home - on a special expedition based on the Rock of Gibraltar. Try to wangle an invitation next year! more... 'Let's go and play with those stupid humans in their boats!' more... You have to stimulate a spotted dolphin - just get them wake-surfing, jump in the water and don't stop moving, says John Liddiard more... Bumping into dolphins under water doesn't happen often, but Ralf Åström has been lucky more...