For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above.
The news excites researchers, who know little about an animal that spends much of its time diving at depth far from shore.
Gentle giant drifts and naps, offering rare peek at the sleep life of the enormous creature.
Only the second known sighting of pale killer whale in the wild.
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.
Half-ton boulder with fossilized remains is hauled up to street level by elbow grease, ingenuity, and a ropes-and-pulleys system.
A new dolphin species has just been named, but it figures that we are already killing it--in many cases due to our fear of sharks. Continue reading →
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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