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Aug 23, 2014 09:20 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
A video shot during a fishing trip off of Ketchikan, Alaska, purportedly shows an orca flicking a sea lion some 20 feet in the air with its tail. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Discovery News
The blue shark is a deep-diving, long-journeying creature with a sleek, streamlined look and an insatiable appetite.
Jul 16, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Whale sharks are congregating to a new shark hot spot that's not too toasty or too cold. Continue reading →
Jul 8, 2014 10:20 AM ET // Stephanie Pappas, LiveScience
The bizarre visual system of the colorful mantis shrimp just got weirder: New research finds these animals use a natural sunscreen compound to see ultraviolet light.
Jul 8, 2014 02:33 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Seahorses growl when grouchy, with researchers now wondering what additional sounds these and other tiny marine life make. Continue reading →
Jun 26, 2014 12:58 PM ET
There's a massive sea star die-off happening, the creatures losing limbs and then essentially disintegrating. They're more important to tidepool ecosystems than it might seem, their predatory ways keeping nature in balance. So what's up with the goo?
Jun 17, 2014 11:45 AM ET // Esther Inglis-Arkell, io9.com
Breathing technique may be an important survival mechanism for species such as the Eastern painted turtle and the Australian Fitzroy river turtle.
May 29, 2014 09:55 AM ET // AFP
Autopsies of the mostly calf and juvenile carcasses found the whales had experienced very poor nutrition.
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