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Boats still aren't safe from orcas as the Mediterranean yachting season kicks off and killer whales sink another yacht

Orca whales sank a 50-foot sailing yacht in the Strait of Gibraltar on Sunday in the latest of seve…

Erin Snodgrass,Kelsey Vlamis   


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2 male humpback whales photographed having sex in scientific breakthrough

The image, which was captured off the coast of Hawaii, marked the first documented case of sexual a…

Rebecca Rommen   


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A North Atlantic right whale was found dead near Martha's Vineyard. There are only around 360 left.

The female whale's tail was tangled up in thick rope, some of which was found to be deeply embedded…

Marianne Guenot   


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WATCH: Rare giant squid with ‘headlight’ tentacles spotted attacking underwater camera!

The Dana octopus squid is a deep-sea creature known for its considerable size and unique biological…

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Killer whale doctors use dart guns, drones, and dogs to treat their orca patients as population numbers plummet

The endangered Southern Residents are the smallest of four groups of fish-eating killer whales foun…

Erin Snodgrass   


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The death of an endangered fin whale was a marine murder mystery. Now, we have a suspect: orcas.

Bite marks have revealed the likely culprit in an endangered fin whale's death earlier this month.

Paul Squire   


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Sixth species in the world: Wild Ugandan chimps go through menopause, 20-year-old study confirms!

While menopause appears normal for us, it does raise questions about its evolutionary implications,…

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Orcas may have been part of the sperm whale attack that inspired 'Moby Dick'

The Essex crew were attacked by whales in 1820. It inspired "Moby-Dick," and shows that we've been …

Maiya Focht,Hannah Getahun   


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Photos show what cave divers discovered when they swam inside an iceberg the size of Jamaica. Today, it's gone.

In 2001, divers made history when they ventured inside iceberg B15, the largest moving object on Ea…

Ellyn Lapointe   


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Stunning video shows Antarctic killer whales appearing to use icebergs as scratching posts, possibly to exfoliate their skin

National Geographic captured the first known footage of killer whales rubbing up against icebergs, …

Grace Eliza Goodwin,Kelsey Vlamis   


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Khloe Kardashian suspects her children are using whale drawings to make fun of her

Khloe Kardashian shared on Instagram why she believes her children, True and Tatum, are taunting he…

Hannah Getahun   


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Scientists had a groundbreaking conversation with a humpback whale in her own language and it could help humans chat with aliens one day

A groundbreaking encounter between scientists and a humpback whale named Twain could shape our firs…

Jessica Orwig,Kelsey Vlamis   


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Soviet whalers wiped out blue whales from part of the Indian Ocean 50 years ago. Underwater audio reveals the gentle giants have returned.

Blue whales were wiped out from waters near the Seychelles islands half a century ago but underwate…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Soviet whalers wiped out blue whales from part of the Indian Ocean 50 years ago. Underwater audio reveals the gentle giants have returned.

Blue whales were wiped out from waters near the Seychelles islands half a century ago but underwate…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Scientists studied social media videos of whales rubbing seaweed on their skin and concluded they're probably exfoliating

Videos show baleen whales across the world play with kelp out in the open ocean. Scientists says th…

Maiya Focht   


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Sailors playing heavy metal to scare killer whales may be putting a target on their backs by telling the orcas exactly where to find them

The music will also add to human-made ocean noise, which is already a major issue for marine animal…

Kelsey Vlamis,Hannah Getahun   


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Scientists went on a hunt for the elusive colossal squid — and brought cruise ship tourists with them

Researchers in search of the colossal squid took Antarctic cruises, hoping to film and learn more a…

Jenny McGrath   


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An orca species that helped humans hunt whales for thousands of years may now be extinct, new research reveals

For thousands of years, Thaua hunters in eastern Australia hunted whales with the help of orcas.

Katie Hawkinson   


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Gray whales have been mysteriously washing up dead on the Pacific coast. Now scientists think they might have the answer.

Gray whales have been dying at an alarming rate since 2019. Scientists say melting sea ice is linke…

Kelsey Vlamis   


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Scientists have found the great white sharks that fled for their lives from gruesome liver-eating killer whale attacks

Great white sharks disappeared from their natural habitat in South Africa after attacks by liver-ea…

Maiya Focht