sperm whale

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Male sperm whales are impressive on every level. They are huge, reaching up to 18m and 60t while the females only reach around 12m and 17t. In the Azores, we generally see groups of females, juveniles and calves, but occasionally a large male like this one makes an appearance. Male sperm whales leave their family…

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The Best Time to Observe Sperm Whales in the Azores

The Azores archipelago is known for its rich biodiversity, particularly its thriving population of sperm whales. These majestic creatures can be seen in the waters surrounding the islands year-round. Sperm whales are the largest toothed whales on the planet and males can grow up to 18 meters in length. They are famous for their distinctive…

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