Putting the Size of a Whale in Perspective! Roughly the size of a basketball court, the blue whale is the largest mammal known to have ever existed. Little did this kite surfer know the creature swimming just beneath him!
The photo was taken at the entrance to Katlian Bay. The whale is coming up to scoop up a mouthful of herring. The kayaker is a local Sitka Dentist. The whale's mouth is fully open with the bottom half under the boat by Mark Tennant.