Who is Bethany?

An Intro to your Science Intern

About Me:

I graduated from UNH with a Bachelor's Degree in Marine, Estuarine, and Freshwater Biology. Currently getting my Master's Degree in Secondary Science. I love the ocean, especially sharks.

Fun Fact

The farthest I have ever travelled is to Australia! To the left, Figure 1: A map of Australia (Google Maps)

Photography is my Favorite Hobby:

Ever Been on a Whale Watch?!

Whales Breaching- Why do Whales Breach?

There are many scientific theories as to why whales breach, including the possibility of getting parasites off their skin. It has also been suggested that whales breach as a way to communicate with one-another, with the breach acting as a signal to other whales (UCSB Science Line).

Works Cited

"Why Do Whales and Other Sea Mammals Breach?" UCSB Science Line. Web. 12 Dec. 2015.