One would think that the largest animal on the planet would be easy to find, but the Sea of Cortez is a big place.
Looking for wildlife is a funny thing. We go to certain corners of the world in hopes of seeing something we’ve only seen in pictures.
Off in the distance I see a splash of black and white. I’ve seen this enough times to know that we’re in the presence of orcas.
As we approached the dock, Lance pointed out the two massive cruise ships and then the tiny vessel in front of it, nestled amongst the fishing boats.
Short-finned pilot whales live throughout the Pacific Ocean, and this week on the Safari Explorer, we were very lucky to have multiple encounters with them.