Sleep is needed to all living beings on earth, and coushlots in this case are no exception. See Sleeping Cachelot - Great luck: These animals are known for the extremely small overall duration of sleep, which is only 7% of their lives and lasts on average for about 15 minutes.
Especially interested in the posture, which is taken by coushlots during sleep - they are motionlessly hang in water in a vertical position. Photographer Franco Banks - one of the few lucky ones, who managed to visit the coushlots during their rest.
Photos made by Franco Baths during swimming near the packs of these mammals in the Caribbean, truly fascinate.