Great Migrations – Episode 1: Born to Move NGC-US: Episiode Code: 3594

Traveling over millions of miles in their lifetimes, sperm whales migrate to Azores every year to mate.

Azores Islands, Portugal: Sperm whales may travel more than a million miles in their lifetime. They are constantly on the move from ocean to ocean, an underwater force of nature in their size and power. Traveling solo for most of their lives, the giant males make their way to places like the Azores every year, connecting with others until they reach their destination, where females await for reunion and renewal.

(Photo Credit: © HIROYA MINAKUCHI/ MINDEN PICTURES/ National Geographic Stock)

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