A Whale in 654 megapixels

Whale in 654 MP To be marveled at in this Flash animation of the WDCS = Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society.

Luckily, you don’t get all 44032×14848 pixels at once, but only a small detail at a time, whose tiles are loaded dynamically. In total, for a typical monitor resolution of 96 dpi, this results in a picture with a total length of 11,65 meters – a little small for a Blue Whale who has, according to Wikipedia, an average length of 26m, but still remarkable and – if it’s a smaller, younger animal – quite life-sized…

(via admartinator.de)

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