The rarest and most endangered marine mammal in the world is on the brink of disappearing, new research suggests.
The small, endangered, non-migratory population has been home cooking for tens of thousands of years.
More than 1,000 mutilated marine mammals thought to have been victimized by humans were attacked by another marine mammal with a cuddly reputation.
Police are investigating a complaint from the governor of the local Samanco district, who said the sea mammals had been poisoned.
The country hopes the move will convince international opponents it is conducting genuine scientific research on expeditions in the region.
The Marine National Monument in Hawaii has become a catch-all for the massive amount of garbage that humans dump into the oceans. Continue reading →
For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above.
The news excites researchers, who know little about an animal that spends much of its time diving at depth far from shore.
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