Blue Whales Use 360 Degree Body Rolls to Get at Krill


Blue whales (Balaenoptera musculus) reveal their agile side thanks to video cameras and motion sensors strapped to their bodies. The scientists equipped 22 B. musculus to capture the whales doing underwater pirouettes as they lunge at patches of krill.

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