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Dead Baby Whale

Adult Male Pilot Whale Carries Dead Calf; Cetaceans Need Time To Grieve

Candace Calloway Whiting | Posted 10.03.2016 | Green
Candace Calloway Whiting

In July Deron Verbeck , free-diver and award winning underwater photographer, happened upon a group of pilot whales while on a photoshoot with National Geographic. The adult male carried the corpse of a dead baby, and the group swam by in what Deron called a "heavy and heart wrenching scene":