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Thar she blows! Whales seen exhaling from space

Grey and Fin whales seen in satellite images

Grey whales (left image) and a fin whale (right) are spotted by a satellite orbiting at an altitude of more than 600 kilometres. Credit: 2018 DigitalGlobe, a Maxar company

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Nature 563, 297 (2018)

doi: https://doi.org/10.1038/d41586-018-07284-2

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