Patrick Dykstra, the wildlife photographer who’s responsible for the video above, has been following and documenting groups of whales for some time now. To create this video, he used drones to capture these fantastic aerial shots of a pod of humpback whales feeding on herring.
Humpback whales are the largest animals on the planet. Considering that, it’s incredible to see how the school of herring the pod pursues dwarfs them in size! Humans actually know very little about humpback whales, but we do know this: this footage is unlike anything we’ve ever seen.
Even the filmmaker, who has been following these majestic creatures for years, has never seen so many in one place. In the video’s description, he says that he’ll be returning to this spot in the future to see more. Perhaps this footage will give us more insight into the lives of these spectacular animals that we share our planet with!