Advertisement

#Whale

News

News

'Hessy' The Humpback Whale Found Dead In River Thames

1 min read

WARNING: GRAPHIC CONTENT: A 10-metre humpback whale has been found dead in the River Thames.

Updated

Updated

Boat 'Fully Engulfed' In Flames While On Whale Watching Trip

1 min read

A boat on a whale watching trip has caught fire off the coast of Main Beach on the Gold Coast.

News

News

Wild Dolphin Adopts Whale Calf In A World-First Case

2 min read

In 2014, scientists noticed a bottlenose dolphin swimming with a calf that looked extremely strange -- eventually they realised the baby was a melon-headed whale, an entirely different species.

News

News

Japan To Begin Commercial Whaling Again After 30 Years

2 min read

On Monday, Japan will resume commercial whaling for the first time in 30 years. Its withdrawal from the International Whaling Commission (IWC), which regulates whaling globally, formally takes effect July 1.

Science

Science

Canada Bans Whales And Dolphins Being Kept In Captivity

2 min read

A law known as the 'Free Will bill' has passed in Canada, banning the captivity of whales and dolphins.

World

World

'Cute' Story Of Community Taking In Whale Not As Sweet As It Seems

4 min read

A beluga whale suspected to be a trained militant spy appears to have defected to Norway, interacting regularly with locals and refusing to leave a port city's waters.

World

World

Suspected Russian Agent Whale 'Probably Escaped' From Naval Base

3 min read

The Norwegian man who removed a harness from a whale suspected to have been trained by Russian military says it was an amazing opportunity to channel his inner Steve Irwin.

World

World

Ancient Whale Had Four Legs And Could Walk On Land, Scientists Say

2 min read

A fossilised whale with four legs, webbed feet and hoofed toes is revealing new details about the evolution and geographical spread of whales across the globe.

News

News

A Dead Pregnant Whale Has Washed Ashore With 22 Kilograms Of Plastic In Its Stomach

2 min read

A six metre-long sperm whale washed ashore the Italian island of Sardinia carrying 22 kilograms of plastic waste inside of it, as well as a dead fetus.

News

News

Whale Tragically Dies And Is Found With 40kg Of Plastic Inside It

3 min read

Warning: Graphic Images

News

News

Man Gets Swept Into Whale's Mouth And Lives To Tell The Tale

1 min read

A South African dive tour operator was photographing a sardine run off the coast of Port Elizabeth when he got scooped up into a whale's mouth.

National

National

Killer Whale Dies After Becoming Stranded On Beach

1 min read

A large male Killer Whale has died despite continued rescue attempts on a Tasmanian Beach.

World

World

Japan 'Going Rogue' on Whaling, With Fears Of Mass Slaughter

1 min read

Japan may be about to dramatically increase its whaling practices as it pulled out of a global whaling agreement on Wednesday.

News

News

Three Mass Whale Strandings In A Month -- But Why Is It Happening?

3 min read

Hundreds of pilot whales have died in three mass strandings this month, but what causes these highly intelligent animals to become beached?

World

World

Whale Washes Up On Beach With 115 Plastic Cups In Stomach

1 min read

A dead sperm whale has washed up on a beach in a national park in Indonesia.

World

World

More Than 100 Whales Trapped In Secret 'Jail' Discovered In Russia

1 min read

Drone footage has captured potentially illegal enclosures-- what activists are now calling a "whale jail"-- holding more than 100 whales in Russia.

World

World

Dramatic Vision Of A Beached Whale Rescue

1 min read

Moving a seven-tonne humpback whale was no easy feat as rescuers worked tirelessly for more than 28 hours.

World

World

Beluga Whale Spotted Swimming In The River Thames

1 min read

A Beluga Whale has been spotted swimming in the River Thames.