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Jul 23, 2014 05:55 PM ET // Charles Choi, LiveScience
The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping lanes, placing the behemoths in danger of collisions with ships.
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.
Jun 12, 2014 01:30 PM ET // Discovery News
The sociable whales showed up in waters not frequented by the species in 18 years.
Jun 5, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Two of the creatures have been outfitted with GPS trackers that let researchers, and the public, check in on their daily travels.
May 29, 2014 09:55 AM ET // AFP
Autopsies of the mostly calf and juvenile carcasses found the whales had experienced very poor nutrition.
May 26, 2014 01:20 PM ET
Whales used to be able to taste a lot of flavors, but now can only taste salt! Why did this happen? Trace takes a look at why this change took place, and how it's not so uncommon in the animal kingdom.
May 22, 2014 01:20 AM ET // Tia Ghose, LiveScience
Humpback whale populations across the world may actually be separate subspecies, a new genetic study reveals.
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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