Sperm Whale Oasis

56 mins2008

Sperm whales are among the least-filmed of the great whales, in part because they dwell at great depth in the open sea, and in part because centuries of intense whaling have made them wary of humans. But off the Azores in the vastness of the mid-Atlantic, Feodor Pitcairn manages to infiltrate a group of sperm whales – largest of all the toothed whales – and to linger in their midst with his high-definition camera rolling.