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 […]
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“.