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Mar 30, 2015 04:10 PM ET // Discovery News
The animals can fine-tune the scope of their echolocation calls to broaden or narrow their search for prey.
Mar 12, 2015 11:30 AM ET // AFP
Two other tourists were injured when a surfacing whale hit a tour boat.
Mar 11, 2015 03:40 PM ET // AFP
A team of Australian and New Zealand researchers has tracked scores of blue whales off Antarctica, as the world's largest animals began their songs.
Mar 5, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
Some females (including women) often live beyond their child-rearing years because their wisdom improves the survival of others.
Feb 23, 2015 09:55 AM ET // Laura Geggel, LiveScience
Once too salty to harbor much marine life, bottlenose dolphins moved into the sea at the end of the last ice age, a new study finds.
Feb 5, 2015 11:55 AM ET // Kerry Sheridan, AFP
A killer whale in a Miami aquarium that has spent more than four decades in a tank will be granted the same protected status as her wild relatives.
Feb 3, 2015 12:15 PM ET // Discovery News
Killer whales off British Columbia are caught on video exhibiting the rarely seen behavior.
Jan 29, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Richard Farrell
Skulls of at least some baleen whales have acoustic properties that capture the energy of low frequencies and direct it to their ear bones.
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