Tagged With Whales

Scientists have a new way to estimate how often ocean animals get tangled in plastic — and it could explain why so many whales are washing up dead

Paleontologists have discovered an ancient whale that had four legs and could walk on land

A whale washed up dead in the Philippines with almost 100 pounds worth of trash in its stomach, including plastic shopping bags and rice sacks

Some high-end perfumes use a rare type of whale poop that costs more than silver

Australia harpooned its last whale 40 years ago today

Whales are following a highway that runs through a 'lost world' of underwater volcanoes off the coast of Tasmania

A legendary activist known as 'The Phantom' is back in Australia to save the whales, again

OBITUARY: Tom Barber, the activist who helped end whaling in Australia, then built the world's first commercial wind farm

Australian scientists have found that sperm whales have a noisy life in Antarctica

WATCH: Amazing drone footage of right whale mothers and calves playing at the Head of Bight, South Australia

A mass stranding of whales in Western Australia

Forget the Apple 'spaceship' and Salesforce tower -- San Francisco's most eye-popping wonder is the army of giant whales that navigate its waters, and it's surprisingly easy to get up close

WATCH: A drone collecting snot from a humpback whale off the Australian coastline

WATCH: Video of Japan's fleet harpooning whales in the Antarctic sanctuary

Animated map shows just how far these animals travel to migrate

Sea Shepherd has stopped sending ships against the Japanese whaling fleet

WATCH: Humpback whales are 'mugging' spectator boats off Sydney

This may be the best photo of two humpback whales breaching in perfect unison you'll ever see

Here's what narwhals' mysterious tusks are used for

WATCH: The tactics employed by massive blue whales off New Zealand to catch krill