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    These Scientists Lost Their Sh*t When They Captured A Rare Sperm Whale On Video

    "WOOOOOOOOOW!"

    These scientists were using Hercules, a remotely operated vehicle, to capture underwater footage of the Gulf of Mexico. But it was their reactions when they found a rare sperm whale that makes this video badass!

    View this video on YouTube

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    Here's what the sperm whale looks like up close:

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    According to the scientists, "the whale circled Hercules several times and gave our cameras the chance to capture some incredible footage of this beautiful creature. Encounters between sperm whales and ROVs are incredibly rare."

    FF to 1:01 for the best part...

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    What a whale of a reaction!

    Bill Nye approved.