A strange creature has been spotted lurking off the coast of Hawaii: a cross between a melon-headed whale and a rough-toothed dolphin. However, it might not be time to dub the odd hybrid a new species just yet.
People who have seen the video noted that the dolphin somehow made its effort to avoid the clash, but it was already too late.
Twenty dolphins were slaughtered as the annual Taiji dolphint hunt in the south of Japan began on Friday. The six-long Taiji hunt will run from September 2016 to March 2017 with a quota of 1,820 dolphins to kill.
Yes, dolphins talk. Their inter-species communication is much more complex than initially believed with sentences that can reach up to five words long and a language that’s actually not too far from human conversations.
President Barack Obama's administration is coming under fire for the decision to expand offshore oil and gas leasing in the Gulf of Mexico. As the effects of the oil industry on the environment and wildlife are revealed, environmental groups and activists call out the inconsistency of the president's ruling with his climate change agenda.
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is taking a big step in ending dolphin captivity by building a natural seaside facility that will house retired performer dolphins, letting them live in a natural environment and interact with other marine life.
Rare Boto dolphins in the Amazon have adapted to their environment by turning a shade of pink, while the endangered Taiwanese humpback dolphin naturally matures into a light color.
The toothy apex predators, killer whales aka orcas, have a family side. A new calf was born off the coast of the Canadian province of British Columbia a few years ago. All calves live their lives near mothers or grandmothers, in matrilineal pods.
A baby Pacific white-sided dolphin (not pictured) was born at Shedd Aquarium, officials announced Monday.
Dolphin hunts in the Solomon Islands, a cultural tradition, may threaten the survival of this species, according to new research. It also is casting a spotlight on the increasing vulnerability of small cetaceans around the world.