We talked with a charter fishing guide who spotted that whale. If conditions are dangerous, do not attempt to approach the animal. New Classifieds crab and crawfish nets. Keep a safe distance from the head and tail. It was a female. The sperm whale, Physeter macrocephalus, is listed as endangered under the federal Endangered Species Act in the Gulf of Mexico. Copyright - Louisiana Sportsman, Inc.
Bizarre News of the Week: Dead Sperm Whale Found in Lake
Sperm whales are not known for forging bonds with other species, but it was observed that a bottlenose dolphin with spinal deformity had been accepted into a pod of sperm whales. Outside breeding grounds, slow clicks are rarely heard, and usually near the surface. For some time researchers have been aware that pods of sperm whales may sleep for short periods, assuming a vertical position with their heads just below or at the surface. In this instance, it led to the choice of P.
Digital family-friendly scavenger hunt game sends teams through city competing to find items, complete challenges with help of remote guide. La Plata dolphin P. Sperm whales are known to dive as deep as 3, feet in search of squid to eat. Indo-Pacific bottlenose dolphin T.
Whatever the case may be, one of the crew members on camera watch stated the obvious when he said, "I think we beat the other watch today. The bigorneaux is escargot. DO keep crowds away and noise levels down to avoid causing further stress to the animal. Wildlife officials are trying to figure out why it's happening. By Kimberly Curth January 4, at 9: Safety tips for opening day of dove season.