At least 25 wild dolphins were selected for sale to aquariums and the remaining 200 or so will be slaughtered.
Killing whales inside the Southern Ocean Whale Sanctuary is a gross breach of international law.
Genetic fingerprints could finally help researchers keep tabs on he poorly understood whale.
After nearly two weeks stuck in tsunami-flooded rice field, a baby porpoise is returned to the ocean.
The discovery of radioactive cesium in minke whales off Japan seems unlikely to boost the country's whale meat market.