Whale watchers witnessed humpback whales "saving" a poor Steller sea lion from being devoured by four Bigg's killer whales in waters off Spoke.
The carcass of a young humpback whale washed up in Sea Isle City on Friday afternoon, 3.p.m. Officials say that the young male whale could have been dead for four or five days.
A new study revealed that large marine creatures are more likely to die first during the sixth mass extinction event.
One of Moby Dick's inspirations – the true to life sinking of the Nantucket ship Essex in 1820 – is a story that’s steeped in horrific events like starvation, cannibalism and the crew slowly driven mad by their tragic circumstances.
The white whale is an elusive creature, but researchers at Murdoch University managed to film one in western Australia playing with its mother.
A pair of the largest creatures alive on Earth was spotted by the researchers from the Blue Ocean Society of Marine Conservation off the coast of Rye Harbor in New Hampshire.
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.
A team of wildlife advocates succeeded in saving the life of a rare North Atlantic right whale who was severely entangled in a massive amount of fishing gear over the weekend.
Earlier this week, researchers have spotted the world's oldest living orca named Granny in the Pacific, swimming in 'high spirits' with other whales.
At least two white sharks were attending the whale and had removed the tongue, internal organs and most of the muscle.
A team of scientists from South Carolina has discovered a fossilized ear of a prehistoric animal that holds the answer on the origins of whales' ultrasonic hearing.
The Ninth U.S. Circuit Court of San Francisco has ruled out the use of the U.S. Navy's low-frequency sonar as it could harm and may even cause death to whales and other marine species.
This new study further supports evidence that animals can also experience and feel emotions, similar to humans.
Unlike the living sperm whale, which has no functional teeth, the ancient Livyatan melvillei, with its 36 cm. teeth feeds on other whales and bigger predators.
Have you ever heard of floating gold? We'll apparently, in the beaches in Europe, they do exist. But not in a shiny, glittery form, instead they look like a rock which smells, too. It's a stone secreted by sperm whales and are used in making perfumes. It is called "whale vomit" and it is extremely rare. It is considered valuable because a block of it can cost up to $70,000. But authorities fear that if people decided to harvest whale's vomit, it might further worsen the population drop of the endangered sperm whales.