The feeding patterns of blue whales are unlike anything else on this planet. [Illustration by Alex Boersma]

A meal with mammals from space

Mary Lide Parker
Feb 24, 2018 · 3 min read
When feeding on krill, a blue whale may do a pitch flip. [Illustration by Alex Boersma]
Goldbogen points out the stretch of the ventral groove blubber. [Photo by Mary Lide Parker]
All baleen whales are considered filter feeders, but their specific methods vary. [Illustration by Alex Boersma]

In Search of Minkes

Stories of whales in the Antarctic Peninsula and the scientists who study them

Mary Lide Parker

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Science writer + photographer, reporting from Antarctica

In Search of Minkes

Stories of whales in the Antarctic Peninsula and the scientists who study them