The narwhal features on my alphabet of strange animals. The reason behind its strange twirling horn (actually one of its teeth) has been long debated but new footage by the WWF show narwhals tapping at fish with them. See the footage here.
We were sailing up the coast of Baja California with a light breeze, when we spotted a humpback whale following us. She kept getting closer and even swimming under the boat so we decided to jump in the water to have a closer look at this curious whale. 87 more words