Mass whale strandings are becoming a very frequent and unpleasant occurrence. What could be causing them and what can humans do to help stop or reduce them?
The humpback whale is a well-known whale species among humans and it’s quite popular with whale watchers too. It’s known for its remarkable acrobatic breaching behavior and loud ‘singing’ by males. Read on to learn more about it and watch a video showing it in its natural habitat.
The debate about underwater sonar and whales has been on for years now. Here are the facts based on scientific and historic evidence.
The North Atlantic Right Whale is the most endangered species of all whales today. It suffered a long history of human exploitation that dates back to the 18th century
Though they were hunted there almost to extinction, whales are now returning in large numbers to the Sandwich Islands and South Georgia territories.
The Beluga Whale is one intriguing creature! Though it’s one of the smallest whales, it stands out everywhere with its stark color and friendly appearance.
The Common Minke Whale is the smallest in its suborder and known for “human watching.” It got its common name from a mistake by a young Norwegian whaler
Learn all about the Narwhal: a medium-sized but weird looking whale with an overgrown canine tooth growing right though its lip.