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“Whales & Dolphins”

Oct 17, 2014 11:15 AM ET // Richard Farrell
For the first time, scientists have used an unmanned aerial vehicle to photograph killer whales from above.
Oct 15, 2014 09:40 AM ET // AFP
The news excites researchers, who know little about an animal that spends much of its time diving at depth far from shore.
Oct 14, 2014 12:45 PM ET // Discovery News
Gentle giant drifts and naps, offering rare peek at the sleep life of the enormous creature.
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.
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.
Aug 5, 2014 06:00 AM ET // Jennifer Viegas
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 →
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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