Sperm whales do they sleep? In that case, how?
Despite how straightforward this question was, it took researchers a while to find a solution.
Now, photographer Franco Banfi has succeeded in capturing every last aspect of the sleeping sea monsters.
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Then, in 2008, it was entirely by chance that it was successful when a team of scientists from Japan and Great Britain, while conducting observations, came upon a herd of sperm whales that were completely still and standing upright in the water.
Further investigation allowed researchers to determine that sperm whales dream for roughly 7% of their lifetimes.
These giants only snooze for little periods of time—6 to 24 minutes.
Diver The scuba diver-model was Sabrina Belloni, who was photographed near to dozing sperm whales.
Compared to humans, these unusual aquatic monsters appear even more formidable.
Although they may have a clumsy appearance, sperm whales appear to be the epitome of harmony and grace in their natural ocean environment.