The governing body of Japan's zoos and aquariums used to get its dolphins from the controversial and bloody hunt.
At least 158 dolphins in captivity were caught from the wild after being corralled into a bay or beach and then snatched by fisherman to be sold later.
Dolphins living in closer proximity take a small-town approach to their neighbors: chattier and friendlier. Continue reading →
Rescuers were forced to abandon efforts to save around 150 melon-headed whales that stranded on a beach on April 10.
The animals can fine-tune the scope of their echolocation calls to broaden or narrow their search for prey.
There are some surprising entries on a new list of intelligent animals, including a small lizard and a furry animal that might be in your home now.
An ancestral study of the hippo reveals that a wide variety of animals share distant relations with the mammal.
Once too salty to harbor much marine life, bottlenose dolphins moved into the sea at the end of the last ice age, a new study finds.
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