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“marine mammals”

Feb 19, 2015 02:00 PM ET // Jennifer Viegas
From humongous dinosaurs to ever-growing humans, it appears that bigger is better, at least where evolution is concerned. Continue reading →
Feb 18, 2015 06:15 AM ET
Mass beachings of whales look like a collective suicide pact come to fruition among the giant creatures of the sea. But science has a few more realistic, less self-destructive ideas about why they may head for shore.
Feb 11, 2015 12:00 PM ET // Discovery News
A new film captures the beauty of these massive mammals -- and the difficulty in filming them.
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.
Jan 20, 2015 02:05 PM ET // Discovery News
A paddle boarder went out in search of an encounter with orcas and got his wish when a peaceful pod interacted with him.
Jan 16, 2015 02:55 PM ET // Discovery News
Despite their incredible adaptations to being underwater, animals such as dolphins and seals are physiologically challenged by holding their breath while exercising.
Jan 5, 2015 02:10 PM ET // Discovery News
A state wildlife volunteer is able to capture video footage of the little-seen marine mammal.
Dec 23, 2014 03:00 AM ET // Discovery News
Weddell seals may use Earth's magnetic field to navigate among the holes in the ice it needs to find in order to breathe.
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