Who’s Watching Whom?

May 11, 2012 By spiritwhalewatching 0 Comment
Whales have great eyesight both above and below the water. For short amounts of time, whales can raise their heads vertically out of the water until their eyes are exposed. This behaviour is called 'spy hopping' and it enables them to see where sounds are coming from (in particular from boats and other whales). It also allows the whales to orientate themselves with the coastline during the migration.