Sperm whale met ROV in deep sea made a surprise for scientist

April 18, 2015 11:05 AM

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A rare encounter happened when a sperm whale came towards a group of researchers led by Robert Ballard, when they were at a depth of 1900 feet below sea level. The researchers said that the incident in which the sperm whale met with their ROV (Remotely Run Undersea Motor Vehicle) is a very rare occurrence.

Video of the meeting has been uploaded on YouTube and has attracted audiences of up to more than 1 million people. Scientists are very happy with the meeting and they said that because the whale was very close to them so they could see thespotted signs of whales’s nose. To note, the sperm whale is a...

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