A study of marine mammals and other protected species finds that several once endangered species, including the iconic humpback whale, the northern elephant seal and green sea turtles, have recovered and are repopulating ...
Human beings have unique voices—from the deep, resonating bass of James Earl Jones to the raspy melodies sung by Broadway star Carol Channing—and we routinely recognize individuals based solely on the way they sound, ...
Bruce Mate has been tagging blue whales since 1979. After 35 years, he has yet to lose his sense of wonder.
The humpback whale became the unofficial symbol for the conservation movement in the last century.
The federal government on Monday proposed removing most of the world's humpback whales from the endangered species list, saying the massive mammals have rebounded after 45 years of protection and restoration efforts.
A rarely seen Omura's whale has washed up in Australia, only the second sighting nationally and one of the few globally, exciting scientists who know little about the species, officials said Tuesday.
Menopause is a downright bizarre trait among animals. It's also rare. Outside of the human species, only the female members of two whale species outlive their reproductive lives in such a major way. Female killer whales typically ...
He's trailed them and photographed them, mapped their family trees and counted their offspring, coming to identify individuals by their markings, sometimes even ascribing personalities based on behavior.
An endangered orca found dead off Vancouver Island in Canada earlier this month died after a failed pregnancy caused a bacterial infection, officials said Tuesday.
With two new deaths this year and no new calves since 2012, the population of endangered killer whales in the Puget Sound continues to decline.