Watch: Research sheds new light on whales’ appetite—and impact

Whales are big animals, and they have big appetites. Researchers recently tagged whales with cameras and sensors, which allowed them to get a better picture of how much whales consume than ever before. The results show that whales have a more significant impact on ocean ecosystems than was previously known.

Watch the video below for more, and read the study in Nature.

Header Image: Researchers tagged whales with cameras and sensors to determine how much they ate.
Credit: Nature via YouTube