The real-life Moby Dick: Incredibly rare WHITE humpback whale spotted off coast of Norway
A white whale has been causing a splash after being spotted swimming in a pod of humpbacks by a British maritime engineer.
Dan Fisher, 32, was on a boat trip to Svalbard in Norway when he noticed a giant white hump rise from the water.
Rushing up a mast to get a better look, he quickly realised he was witnessing one of nature’s rarest sights — a white whale, just like the iconic Moby Dick in the novel by American author Herman Melville.
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The humpback, looking like a real-life version of the iconic Moby Dick, was spotted swimming in a pod of whales off the coast of Norway
The whale is probably white because of a condition called leucism, which causes a reduction in all types of skin pigment
One of nature’s rarest sights, it was spotted by Dan Fisher, 32, who was on a boat trip to Svalbard. He rushed up the boat’s mast to snap these pictures