You slip over the side of your boat, descending deep into the dark realm of the Earth’s largest creature. Then the whale starts to sing, just feet away from you. Photographer Flip Nicklin brings you face to face with whales as they communicate, nurse their young, and surface dramatically for air. Learn of the different kinds of whales, discover how we can aid their recovery from years of overhunting, and how we can protect their environment.
About the Author
“Listening to Humpbacks,”
Linda Nicklin is a writer, educator, and naturalist who collaborates on research and education projects with her husband, National Geographic photographer Flip. They have coauthored the children’s books Face to Face with Dolphins and Face to Face with Whales. The Nicklins live in Alaska and Hawaii, where they work on their research boat, The Trust.