The world is getting smaller and smaller and it is ever more accessible. With the evolution of modern technology, our knowledge and comprehension of the depths of the ocean are expanding. It has not been that long since drones were introduced and slowly but surely we began to be bombarded with amusing video footage capturing exquisite views of sea life from impressive perspectives. This disrupting technology has paved path for more knowledge about the ocean and the species that reside therein.
Drones are able to get really close to animals without intimidating them or disturbing their habitat to the extent a boat or a helicopter would. Now, we are able to get our hands on remarkably rare video footage of animals interacting with each other in their living conditions. This opens up new vistas of knowledge for the humans interested in knowing about the ocean and its inhabitants.
Let’s share with you 18 insane lessons about ocean and sea life from drone footage.
1 – Jellyfish Bloom
Drones have not been developed for the sky only. Scientists and researchers sent a drone down the bed of the ocean to investigate how it feels when the sea gets brimming with jellyfish.
Have a look at this amazing video footage below.back to menu ↑
2 – Massive Penguin Supercolony
Drones captured the aerial video footage of this massive penguin supercolony that has well over 1.5 million of the birds residing in it. Here, have a look!back to menu ↑
3 – Albino Right Whale
This drone video captures an Albino right whale calf in all its awe and splendor.back to menu ↑
4 – Sharks prey on a bait ball
The aerial video footage of sharks preying on a bait ball is absolutely incredible. Here is the complete video.back to menu ↑
5 – Flying mobula rays
Splendid aerial video footage of this spectacular aerial natural act! Take a sneak peek!back to menu ↑
6 – 8. Blue Whale
Blue whales are a rarely seen species and are not spotted all that often. However, drone video footage is a total game changer.
Here is an incredible video of a blue whale feeding.
Take a look at this video in which a blue whale attempts to feed its calf.
This video covers a rarely captured courting behavior of the mighty blue whales.back to menu ↑
9 – Narwhals using their tusks
Not much was known about narwhals not so long ago but with the emergence of videos such as this one, we know that tusks are used by narwhals to hunt. Fish are stunned by their tooth; thereby making it easier to feed on them.back to menu ↑
10 – 12. Killer Whales
We have now come across exclusive video footage of killer whales preying on a minke whale and shark and even hunting down a blue whale.
Keep in mind that the minke whale video is quite a gory one.
Have a look at this stunning video in which the blue whale makes good its escape.
In this video, a killer whale eats a shark alive.back to menu ↑
13 – 16. Rare Whales
Drones are able access places that are not accessible for common humans. And that is why they have been able to capture amazing video footage of whales not seen that often.
This video shows a rare Gervais beaked whale.
This video portrays Byrde’s whale feeding on plankton floating just under the water’s surface.
Here is a first known aerial footage of baird’s beaked whales.
Have a look at this video footage of Cuvier’s beaked whales. As a matter of fact, beaked whales are rarely visible and drones have changed all that.back to menu ↑
17 – Dolphin Superpods
Dolphins move from one place to another in groups and this video footage is absolutely mind-blowing.back to menu ↑
18 – Super cute otter
This is a super cute video of this super cute sea otter having some fun in the sea.
Have a look at this video!