The behaviour of humpback whales appears to be changing. There are currently more of the whales in Icelandic waters than usual for the time of year, and some appear to be skipping the southward migration altogether.
Whale watchers in Eyjafjörður, North Iceland, witnessed something new and exciting during a tour last weekend. A marine biologist describes the hunting behaviour as unique and something never before seen around Iceland.
Seals have suffered serious infections of the heart and lungs. Veterinarians do not yet know the cause.