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Spectacular sperm whales stuns Kalpitiya

18 April 2012 05:18 am - 2     - {{hitsCtrl.values.hits}}

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Sri Lanka Navy is pleased to convey the spectacular sighting of sperm whales thronging the scenic Kalpitiya seas. Naval craft attached to SLNS Vijaya of the North-western naval Command of routine patrol at 8.30 a.m. on April 14th detected a large number of whales frolicking in multiple pods at a distance of 3 nautical miles west of the Bar Reef.

This could be the largest single sighting of the majestic mammal at sea in the area. The spectacle offers a rare chance for whale enthusiasts to watch sperm whales very closely and capture their exciting action first hand in the sparkling blue waters off Kalpitiya.

(Photo courtesy - www.navy.lk)

  Comments - 2

  • Samantha Sunday, 22 April 2012 10:24 AM

    Please do not allow any one to kill them, navy please take care them.

    gamini samarasinghe Friday, 13 July 2012 07:44 AM

    I believe this type is found in Colombo too!


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