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« Reply #1 on: 09/08/2007 17:13:44 »
Wow those are cool! I have never seen anything like that before! That is really neat!..Thanks Rd! Do you know any details about these rings other then it is their exhales?

How often does a whale take a breath and need to exhale it?
 

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« Reply #2 on: 09/08/2007 19:47:21 »
Wow. Totaly different! And same questions as Karen.
 

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« Reply #3 on: 09/08/2007 20:09:59 »
I like the first one........makes me think of the film The Ring though  :-\
 

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« Reply #4 on: 09/08/2007 20:35:00 »
I had heard that some whales (don't remember if it was humpbacks) use rings of  air exhaled beneath the surface to corral smaller fish (their dinner) inside the ring, and then swimming up open mouthed to swallow all the small fish.
 

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« Reply #5 on: 09/08/2007 21:01:01 »
How does the exhale cause that ring?
 

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« Reply #6 on: 09/08/2007 22:17:38 »
I think it just swims in a circle (underwater) while exhaling.
 

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« Reply #7 on: 10/08/2007 08:06:21 »
So they swim in a circle while exhaling.. can they swim that tight of a circle..? The circles seem small..
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« Reply #8 on: 10/08/2007 15:57:06 »
How does the exhale cause that ring?

It's like blowing a smoke ring, (toroidal vortex).
http://news.bbc.co.uk/1/hi/sci/tech/696953.stm

 

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« Reply #9 on: 10/08/2007 17:10:25 »
That is cool! Thanks for the link!
 

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« Reply #10 on: 10/08/2007 17:59:54 »
Thank you, RD. That's amazing.
 

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« Reply #11 on: 12/08/2007 02:20:09 »
Thanks! EVeryone!
 

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« Reply #12 on: 12/08/2007 16:08:29 »
welcome ..LOL I don't know for what as I must be missing something!
 

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« Reply #13 on: 13/08/2007 12:34:34 »
welcome ..LOL I don't know for what as I must be missing something!

HAHA Yeah you didn't give any information, BUT you did get people to look it up and that's what I wanted to know so THANKS! HAHA
 

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« Reply #14 on: 13/08/2007 16:49:35 »
OK...Thanks, I ll take credit even though I did not do that! LOL..HEE HEE HEE
 

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« Reply #15 on: 13/08/2007 17:59:09 »
I don't know which of these ring vortices would smell the worst:
sulphurous smoke from Mt Etna, or humpback halitosis  :).
 

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« Reply #16 on: 13/08/2007 18:36:19 »
I don't know which of these ring vortices would smell the worst:
sulphurous smoke from Mt Etna, or humpback halitosis  :).

Um I'm not sure either. LoL.
 

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« Reply #17 on: 14/08/2007 16:24:11 »
I've managed to find a smoke ring gun ...
http://www.coolstuffcheap.com/blzeblfl.html

Is it possible to create a ring vortex soap bubble floating in air ?
 

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« Reply #18 on: 14/08/2007 16:27:10 »
Cool RD..Thanks !...
 

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« Reply #19 on: 14/08/2007 17:14:59 »
I don't know which of these ring vortices would smell the worst:
sulphurous smoke from Mt Etna, or humpback halitosis  :).

LOL LOL..That could be debilitating! LOL!
 

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« Reply #20 on: 14/08/2007 17:32:29 »
I can do those in the bath too !!
 

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« Reply #21 on: 14/08/2007 17:36:45 »
I can do those in the bath too !!

LOL, Does the bath iliminate the smell??? LOL LOL
 

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« Reply #23 on: 21/09/2007 21:40:51 »
That was pretty cool!
 

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« Reply #24 on: 19/01/2008 21:35:31 »
Wow, that is soooooo cool
 

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