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Killer whale that spent 17 days 'mourning' its dead calf now 'remarkably frisky' as she returns to swim with her pod

Added: 13.08.2018 9:06 | 15 views | 0 comments

An orca whale that drew international attention by carrying her dead calf around for 17 days has finally let go and begun to feed and swim normally again.

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Spying on whales: The shocking truth about humans and whales

Added: 11.08.2018 12:18 | 0 views | 0 comments

Despite centuries of commercial whaling, we know astonishingly little about the largest creature that ever lived, argues a new book by a leading cetologist

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Meet Iceland’s Whaling Magnate. He Makes No Apologies.

Added: 10.08.2018 10:00 | 21 views | 0 comments

Kristjan Loftsson’s company is the last one in the world still hunting fin whales. His credo: “If it’s sustainable, you hunt.”

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Grieving killer whale pictured still carrying dead calf after 16 days

Added: 10.08.2018 3:16 | 16 views | 0 comments

Distressing images of a grieving killer whale carrying her dead calf on her back for 16 days have struck the hearts of people across the world.

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Marine mammals lack functional gene to defend against popular pesticide

Added: 09.08.2018 19:12 | 15 views | 0 comments

As marine mammals evolved to make water their primary habitat, they lost the ability to make a protein that defends humans and other land-dwelling mammals from the neurotoxic effects of a popular human-made pesticide. The implications of this discovery led researchers to call for monitoring our waterways to learn more about the impact of pesticides and agricultural run-off on marine mammals, such as dolphins, manatees, seals and whales.

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Killer whale still carrying dead baby after 16 days

Added: 09.08.2018 18:19 | 3 views | 0 comments

A mother whale is still carrying her baby's body more than two weeks after it died.

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Spying on whales: The shocking truth about humans and whales

Added: 09.08.2018 12:25 | 1 views | 0 comments

Despite centuries of commercial whaling, we know astonishingly little about the largest creature that ever lived, argues a new book by a leading cetologist

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