Mama Whale Takes A Swipe At Tourists Getting Too Close
There are hundreds of whales swimming through the waters close to Reunion Island in the Indian Ocean. Tourists are arriving in droves, keen to swim with them, but some are getting too close for comfort. A mother whale hit a swimmer with her fins when he got too close. Local marine conservationists are trying to educate the visitors on how to enjoy the whales without causing them distress.