Young Pacific salmon inherit a magnetic sense of direction that brings them to their ancestor’s breeding grounds without any prior experience of traveling there.
A wild sea otter and her baby show up at the Monterey Aquarium's tide pool area, charming everyone in sight.
A bird known for its gender-bending ways has yet again surprised researchers by breaking Europe's bird migration record. Continue reading →
Orcas with a taste for shark are damaging their teeth.
The discovery of radioactive cesium in minke whales off Japan seems unlikely to boost the country's whale meat market.
Shell, Mitsubishi, Mitsui, and Gazprom are together planning an oil rig off the coast of Russia -- a move that could harm an already critically endangered whale species.