The term Marine Big Five originated in Gansbaai, South Africa and refers to the prolific population of whales, sharks, dolphins, penguins and seals that flourish along this beautiful coastline near the Southernmost Tip of Africa.

The infographic introduces the Marine Big 5 and presents interesting facts and information regarding the animals. Read about the habitat of Southern right whale, Cape fur seal, Afrigan Penguin, Indo-pacific bottlenose doplhin and great white shark. Check out the amazing average length of each creature along with their dive depth. The infographic also informs about the weight and top speed of all animals.

It is amazing that Southern right calves grow at a rate of about 3cm per day and feed on almost 600 liters of milk per day while suckling.



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