The Gray Whale resisted capture so much that whalers named it “Devilfish.” Find out more interesting facts about this whale here.
Despite being the most endangered whales on the planet, 10 dead Right Whales have turned up so far in the Gulf of St. Lawrence.
The incidents of Whale Collisions increases with more marine traffic. Though this is a serious threat to whales, they can be avoided.
Marine Plastic has long been a menace to all sea life: and the situation is getting worse. In another confirmation of the dangers of marine trash, scientists were shocked to discover a beached Cuvier’s Beaked Whale with more than four kg (9 lbs.) of ingested plastic bags. The whale was found washed up on a…
The Common Bryde’s Whale is a baleen whale known for being inquisitive about humans. Out in the ocean, they will approach boats and swim along side them.
Whale hunting, or whaling, has been going on for centuries now. But even though there are now alternatives for many whale products, some countries still insist on hunting them.
The blue whale is so big its tongue weighs about the same as an elephant. These whales were hunted to near extinction in the early 20th century but their numbers are now recording a very slow but steady increase.
Ghost Nets are an increasing menace in the Earth’s waters killing thousands of whales yearly. Here’s what is going on and what can be done about it.
Japanese Whale Hunting remains a persistent and controversial matter that won’t go away. Whales were excessively exploited during the height of the whaling industry back in the 18th and 19th centuries. So much so that many species like the right whale and the blue whale dropped almost to the point of extinction. The right whale…
The Bowhead Whale is an exclusively Arctic-dwelling species and one of largest whales on Earth. It also has the largest mouth of any creature on the Planet.