Whale “nose boop”

Posted on: Tue 1 Feb 2022

The usual vantage points for whale watching range from a beach, a jetty and maybe a designated tour boat. But for Tasmanian man, Kaeo Landon-Lane, the view turned out to be quite different in an extremely close encounter with a southern right whale. Barometer’s Des Lawrence asked him to describe his amazing experience.

Whale greets diver in rare ‘nose boop’ encounter off Tasmania’s coast

Tasmanian diver comes face-to-face with a southern right whale

Produced by Des Lawrence

Wiki image: Michael Catanzarati


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