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Photographer Franco Banfi snapped an extremely rare photo of sperm whales sleeping.

Pro underwater photographer Franco Banfi was the one who snapped the extremely rare photo while following a pack of sperm whales in the Caribbean Sea, near Dominica Island.

Scroll below to see the surreal image among other amazing photos Franco captured while swimming with diver Sabrina Belloni among these humongous animals. (Photos from boredpanda.com)

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A behavior that was first documented only back in 2008.

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When a group of scientists drifted into a pack of completely still sperm whales.

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After further studies, they found that this collective nap occurs for approximately 7 percent of the whale’s life…

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In short intervals of just 6 to 24 minutes.

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Diver Sabrina Belloni posed next to these majestic creatures.

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Capturing the immense scale and unique beauty of these underwater giants.

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