In video: first adult white whale is seen in Russia
April 23, 2012
An all-white killer whale was spotted off the coast of Russia and that sparked a huge revolution in the scientific community.
The sample of about 16 years old (which is determined by the length of its dorsal alert, and in this case is at least 2 meters) reminded the Movy Dick novel.
The whale was named Iceberg, who experts say is already in adulthood. The whales of this species have a life expectancy of at least 30 years but can live to 50.
Icebrerg was seen on the coast of Kamchatka in eastern Russia, along with other cetaceans. The white whale watching is uncommon.