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Sep 8, 2014 03:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Once thought to be pointless and on the evolutionary fast track to disappearance, new research has given the whale pelvis bone a new lease on life.
Sep 5, 2014 05:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
California blue whales have just become the first whales to recover their population numbers after whaling, which nearly drove the marine mammals to extinction. Continue reading →
Sep 3, 2014 02:09 PM ET // Patrick J. Kiger
Japan plans to allow whaling in the Antarctic Ocean next year, though the International Court of Justice banned the practice in March. Continue reading →
Aug 29, 2014 01:34 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
New Yorkers are being treated to some dramatic nature-produced shows these days as humpback whales travel to Big Apple waters to feed. Continue reading →
Aug 13, 2014 06:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Like happy kids, whales and dolphins often squeal with delight when something good comes along. Continue reading →
Aug 4, 2014 09:45 AM ET // Richard Farrell
Half-ton boulder with fossilized remains is hauled up to street level by elbow grease, ingenuity, and a ropes-and-pulleys system.
Jun 18, 2014 09:30 AM ET // AFP
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
May 19, 2014 12:00 PM ET // Jason G. Goldman, io9
When a dead whale washes ashore, it's a meaty bounty for whatever carnivores happen to find it.
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