This Diver Was Nearly Attacked By a Whale, Until She Realized What Was Wrong...

Nan Hauser was a skilled marine biologist and had been studying whales for thirty years. She was a professional deep-sea diver and was no stranger to getting up close and personal with the huge mammals. However, her latest project involved creating safer spaces in the South Pacific Ocean for whales to live. During one particular dive, she encountered a whale in distress, and what happened next was a life-or-death situation...     

Island Life

Nan lives on the Rarotonga in the Cook Islands. She is a leading biologist in the marine life field, and her work with whales has been featured on Animal Planet, the Discovery Channel, and National Geographic. Her island home is a breeding ground for 21 species of dolphins and whales, 600 species of fish, and 16 species of sharks. One afternoon, Nan took her speedboat out to open water and prepared for a dive...


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