How many habitat changes and invasions have humans made to species that share this planet? All signs seem to suggest that this is far too much.
This is a story about Bladerunner, a humpback whale that encountered a ferry in Sydney in 2001, failed to avoid it, causing deep injuries to the ship’s propeller.A hard scar was left on his tail and left side.
These scars miraculously healed on their own. This allowed us to identify the whale that was still alive a few years later.
Blade Runner’s story
Blade Runner was reportedly on Cindy’s ferry in 2001 according to experts and media. She couldn’t avoid it. The ship’s propeller caused deep wounds and healed itself in a pure miracle, They allowed the whales to survive, and they caused black wounds that allowed it to be identified for many more years.
This whale was spotted off Cape Howy, Australia’s Tasman Peninsula, last October.
October 2013, Government Organization Wild whales New South WalesThe photo was taken in Merijbula, at the southern tip New South Wales.
Rosalind Butt, the owner of a New South Wales whale watching company, shared her experience with the media ABC NewsHe has only seen Blade Runner twice in his 30 years in this industry. The first was in 2008 and the other in 2013. A calf thought to be him was next.
And the story is true Surprisingly, as there are very few collisions of ships and whales and very little mammals that survive., A long time ago, died from the wound.
A scientific study by researchers from South Patagonia Project of University of Chile revealed how South American ship traffic has invaded the whale space.
The animation is a result this research. It shows how whales must alter their migratory routes in order to avoid ships and live happily.