Valium might seem to be an unusual drug to give to whales in captivity, but its use on marine mammals at aquariums and rescue facilities is probably more common than you might think.
From an elephant that speaks Korean to goldfish that distinguish Bach from Stravinsky, the animal kingdom is full of non-human brainiacs.
“Sargassum” might be one small whistle for dolphins, and one giant leap for interspecies communication.
Waters off the California coast were once home to a porpoise that used a long, lower snout to hunt for food. Continue reading →
Seismic air guns could be banging their way the U.S. East Coast in just a few months, in search of new petroleum reserves. How will it affect marine life?
Dozens of fossilized whales, seals and other marine animals have been discovered piled up in an ancient tidal flat in northern Chile.
Five million years ago, before the Ice Ages, strange mammals resided along the Pacific coast near modern San Francisco. Continue reading →
Some dolphins captured in Taiji Cove, Japan, will end up performing. Will they end up in U.S. parks or aquariums?
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