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Sep 29, 2014 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Only the second known sighting of pale killer whale in the wild.
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.
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.
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