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