An international team of researchers has discovered what it believes to be a new population of blue whales in the western Indian Ocean. Blue whales are the largest animals that have ever lived on our planet, and they are found around the globe in all oceans. Check out our recent […]
After an almost complete absence for over half a century, Antarctic blue whales are returning in numbers to the waters surrounding South Georgia island in the south Atlantic. An international team led by Susannah Calderan of the Scottish Association for Marine Science (SAMS) has collected 58 sightings of the giant […]
Famed for their ability to latch onto larger marine animals via powerful suction cups on their heads, remora are small fish that have long fascinated scientists for the ways they seek transport and protection. A new study has delved into this behavior in unprecedented detail, producing the first-ever […]
Among other things, the data reveals answers about the size of blue whales, the largest organisms to have ever lived on Earth. Studying the details of blue whales isn’t the easiest thing to do. They are big, and they don’t live in tanks. And in big, reaching lengths […]
The blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet. Here’s what you need to know about the majestic marine mammal. Balaenoptera musculus, the blue whale, is the largest animal ever known to have lived on the planet – larger than dinosaurs, and […]
Great National Geographic video on the largest animal in the world: Blue Whale It ties nicely to the article we just published: “7 facts about Blue Whales“.
The loneliest whale in the world lives in the north Pacific. Scientists have been tracking him on and off for more than 30 years – listening to his vocalizations as he swims back and forth across his patch of ocean, calling into the void and waiting for a […]
More than 350 scientists and conservationists from 40 countries have signed a letter calling for global action to protect whales, dolphins and porpoises from extinction. They say more than half of all species are of conservation concern, with two on the “knife-edge” of extinction. Lack of action over […]
Watch the video on Instagram here. Keep looking on our site for other great whale videos like the new born Humpback whale or the video on the largest whales, Blue Whales 101 !
The nearly endangered species, the Narwhal is unique in its kind for its appearance and therefore is the unicorn of the sea. It is an ocean going mammal, like the Blue Whale, but spends most of its time in the Arctic!