Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
A paddle boarder went out in search of an encounter with orcas and got his wish when a peaceful pod interacted with him.
A pod of endangered killer whales welcomed a newborn into the family, and researchers have now determined that it's a girl.
An extensive new study ranks the largest animals in the ocean.
While in pursuit of a poaching vessel, a conservation ships encounters a creature never caught live on camera before.
The whale's birth is encouraging news for the pod, which lost a pregnant female earlier in December.
The rare mass stranding on the South Australia coast leaves animal welfare officials struggling over the logistics of handling the huge carcasses.
The country hopes the move will convince international opponents it is conducting genuine scientific research on expeditions in the region.
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