Photo of the Day: Santa Whale

A white whale wears a Santa Claus hat during a show at the Hakkeijima Sea Paradise aquarium-amusement park complex in Yokohama, near Tokyo, November 19. (Itsuo Inouye/Associated Press)

Photo of the Day: Diver Swims with Whale Shark in Yantai, China

An aquarium employee swims with a whale shark in an aquarium tank in the city of Yantai, northeastern Shandong province, China. Yantai is expecting a surge in tourist arrivals for the upcoming national day celebrations. (AFP / Getty Images)

Whale Cleaning

Jake Adams, an exhibit maintenance supervisor for the American Museum of Natural History, cleans a 94-foot blue whale model at the museum in New York September 7, 2011. The model, based on a female blue whale found in 1925, was first displayed in 1969. The model, the largest of its kind of the largest creature that has ever lived on Earth, is sculpted from fiberglass and polyurethane and weighs 21,000 pounds. (REUTERS/Eric Thayer)

Photo of the Day: Spectacular Photos of World’s Largest Fish Whale Sharks Seen Almost Swallowing Dive

A diver was almost swallowed by a whale shark while he was staring into the mammoth jaws of the largest fish in the world that feed mainly on plankton. The breathtaking photograph was captured by photographer Mauricio Handler in the waters of Mujeres Island in Mexico. (Mauricio Handler/handlerphoto) Zoom.

Photo of the Day: Humpback Whale Washes up on Beach

Two boys look at the body of a humpback whale (Megaptera novaeangliae) at Toluca beach, 50 km south from San Salvador, El Salvador on July 4. (Jose Cabezas / AFP – Getty Images). Click to zoom.

Photo of the Day: White Whale

White Sea (-1,5°C) 2011, Polar circle, Russia, White whale, Natalia Avseenko. Photo by Viktor Lyagushkin. Click to zoom.