Underwater drone has magical encounter with endangered sperm whale

April 16, 2015 3:51 PM

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An underwater drone on a mission to map the Galapagos Rift ended up encountering a sperm whale, recording the entire event and prompting scientists to call the event “magical.”

The sperm whale, considered an endangered species around the globe, is as famous a whale as you can get. While their cousin the humpback whale might have been featured in its own Star Trek movie and its other relative the orca has risen to controversial prominence at marine parks like SeaWorld, the ...

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