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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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Fin-bidden love: A shark might have just impregnated a stingray in captivity!

When the folks at TEAM ECCO's aquarium and shark lab in North Carolina noticed Charlotte's bulked-u…

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Octopus DNA gives scientists a glimpse into Antarctica's ancient past, and a possible highly unstable future

By studying the DNA of separate octopus populations, they stumbled upon a remarkable truth: around …

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Love at first sight, underwater style: this sea snake might've evolved large eyes to spot potential mates better!

A team of four researchers recently uncovered that the male aipysurines have, you guessed it, big, …

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Long-term pollutants are making their way to baby dolphins via their mother's milk!

These long-term pollutants are a menace to aquatic life, accumulating in the blubber of marine mamm…

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New variant of H5N1 bird flu spreads to marine mammals, heightening concerns for human transmission

Alarmingly, all samples from Argentina, encompassing sea lions, fur seals, and terns, tested positi…

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Climate change is making it difficult for animals to talk the 'language of life'

Climate change is impacting chemical communication in marine, freshwater and land-based species, le…

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This walking shark just gave birth to a shark pup — without a male mate around for the past four years!

Upon reaching sexual maturity at seven, the Brookfield Zoo shark began producing 2-4 eggs monthly, …

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Starfishes are just one big head and no limbs, say scientists

While the starfish may appear to boast numerous "arms" extending from its central body, recent rese…

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Cuttlefish have just managed to pass an intelligence test that even human children sometimes struggle with

The study involved six cuttlefish being subjected to a modified version of the classic marshmallow …

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Marine species including whales and dolphins under significant threat from noise pollution

According to the report, animals exposed to elevated or prolonged anthropogenic noise can suffer di…

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A stranded dolphin died on a Texas beach after people harassed and tried to ride it

The Texas Marine Mammal Stranding Network said the sick dolphin was stranded alive, but beachgoers …

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A former Royal Marine is trying to evacuate 200 rescue cats and dogs from Kabul

A plan was in place to evacuate Pen Farthing and his animals on Friday, but it's unclear when it wi…

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What happens to sharks, dolphins, alligators, and other marine life during a hurricane? Experts explain why the storm's aftermath is often more deadly

Hurricanes bring wind and rain, but it's often environmental effects, such as freshwater flooding, …

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Democrats urge Biden administration to mandate better conditions for orcas and other captive marine mammals

In a letter, over three dozen lawmakers say it's time to update federal standards for captive marin…

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Marine scientists spotted a 'real-life' SpongeBob SquarePants and Patrick Star near an underwater mountain in the Atlantic

A NOAA expedition spotted marine animals living a mile under the Atlantic waves. Two of those creat…

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Orcas observed devouring the tongue of a blue whale just before it dies in first documented hunt of the largest animal on the planet

The Western Australia study filmed orcas — also known as killer whales — preying on blu…

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Seals with funny hats discovered a hidden canyon over a mile deep under Antarctica and scientists want to honor the animals by naming it after them

Seal scientists are mapping unknown parts of the ocean and helping scientists predict how climate c…

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Toxic algae is making sea lions on Southern California beaches aggressive and unpredictable: It's the ‘new normal,' marine mammal expert says

A toxic algae bloom is causing sea lions to give birth to stillborn pups, John Warner of the Marine…

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Puppy who swam for nearly 2 hours after being swept off the beach was rescued by marine police

The puppy, Skip Jack, was reunited with his owner after being swept away by a strong current on a p…

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