Galapagos Islands whale watching
Galapagos whale watching tours
Whale watching tour is so popular that many people find
this application to be entertaining, educational, interesting and
useful. There's no seagoing experience quite like watching, close-up,
a sleek whale weighing thousands of pounds frolic like a child in it's
are intelligent, sensitive mammals.
Whales range in size and weight from the 31-metre
blue whale, the world’s largest, weighing between 80 and 130 tonnes,
to the 2.4-metre dwarf sperm whale, weighing about 150 kilograms.
They are divided into the toothed whales (eg.,
sperm and killer whales) and the baleen whales (like humpbacks).
Toothed whales feed on squid, fish, and sometimes marine mammals.
Mostly, baleen whales sieve planktonic organisms from the water. All
are air-breathing, warm-blooded mammals that give live birth and nurse
No tour of the
Galapagos Islands would be complete without taking the opportunity to sightsee some of the whale species that can be found in the waters surrounding the islands. If this sounds particularly attractive to you, make your way over to
Islands. Whale watching is a popular tourist attraction in this area.
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