Every Now And Then, Whales Actually Exhale Rainbows, And These Amazing GIFs Prove It

Every Now And Then, Whales Actually Exhale Rainbows, And These Amazing GIFs Prove It
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The whale species just got a whole lot cooler.

A series of GIFs recently hit the Web that shows whales exhaling rainbows — literally. It’s like something out of a sci-fi movie, but it’s not.

It’s reality. According to The Dodo, no other animal in the world can produce a rainbow by exhaling. That’s what makes whales so special.

When whales surface to breathe, air passes in and out of their blowholes like an explosion, sending up tall clouds of vapor along with it.

Once the whales blow out the vapor, rainbows form and magic is made. Check out the GIFs below. They’re awesome!








H/T: The Dodo, Top Photo Courtesy: Richjuz

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Anthony Selden

Anthony is a New York-based writer and a graduate of Johnson & Wales University with a passion for exploring the cooler things in life. Always eager to inform, Anthony is the lifestyle editor at Elite Daily and is knowledgeable about pretty much anything within the walls of awesomeness: from the latest Lamborghini, to the most absurd burgers around. He also enjoys spontaneous skateboarding sessions on New York City's Upper East Side. Much like writing, it's what keeps the guy alive.

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