Tiny Woman Swims With Huge Sperm Whales

I'm sure humans came from the sea.

A pod of sperm whales have been captured on film swimming through the deep blue waters near the Caribbean, accompanied by a freediver who looks minuscule compared to their huge bulk.

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Sabrina Belloni dived down to 50 feet while holding her breath for more than two minutes to get close to the whales. Belloni spent 10 days following a pod of seven whales, mostly females and their young, off the Caribbean coast.

Despite the whales dwarfing Miss Belloni - with bodies almost as long as a bus - and despite being a tight-knit family, the creatures seemed more than happy to welcome her to their group.

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Photographer Franco Banfi, who specializes in underwater photography, captured her time beneath the sea.

See the rest of the photos and read the story below.

Swimming with giants.


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