πŸ“½ by @hughietowner

A dead whale is the oceanic equivalent to a buffet table.

On the surface, it attracts scavengers from miles around, which can consume the carcass relatively quickly.

If it sinks to the ocean floor, known as a whale fall, one dead whale can support a complex array of deep sea species for decades.

Even in death, whales are a vital part of the life cycle within our oceans.

#nimrewind November 14th 2018