“Within the world of whales, blue whales may be the largest and killer whales are probably the most charismatic. But when it comes to acrobatics, humpback whales lead the way.

“There’s just no sight quite like a breaching humpback whale. This 40-ton whale leaps high out of the water, makes a midair roll through 180 degrees and then lands with a huge, thumping splash. It may not always be graceful, but it’s certainly impressive”