Swimming with whales: a frolic in the wild or an accident waiting to happen?

As Australian humpback populations rebound, an increasing number of tourists visiting Queensland are seeking ‘eye-to-eye’ experiences with the giant animals. But risks from predatory orcas and sharks are very real, say many experts, who are calling for stricter controls on tour operators.

The Guardian

Last updated on 18 August 2015

Type: 
Media Watch
Species group: 
Marine mammals