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The Mysterious Connection Between Solar Storms and Stranded Whales
Could cosmic events be leading sperm whales to their deaths?
September 08, 2017
A tiny, remote island packed with wonders both natural and geeky.
Added by tbwest24
Humpback Whales Caught on Video Using Their Flippers for Propulsion
It's never been documented before.
July 10, 2017
Whale Jaw of Schiermonnikoog
An awe-inspiring giant blue whale jaw bone stands in the center of this Dutch island.
Added by annika van veen
San Luis Obispo's Wandering Whale Statue Needs a Home
The four-ton concrete sperm whale has been on the road since 2011.
July 05, 2017
A Tasmanian Diver's Close Encounter With a Whale
It was hard to avoid.
July 03, 2017
Whale Bone of Arco della Costa
A whale rib has been mysteriously suspended from the arch since at least the 1700s, and no one knows how it got there.
Added by culturecult
The Killer Whales Haunting Fishermen in the Bering Sea
"It's kind of like a primordial struggle," one fisherman said.
June 21, 2017
Paging Through the World's Handy, Adorable Orca Catalogs
A who's who for the orca set.
June 02, 2017
Watching a Blue Whale Get Vacuumed Is Surprisingly Satisfying
Even the ocean's behemoths get a little dusty sometimes.
May 31, 2017
Aboriginal Carving of a Whale
An ancient engraving by the Cammeraygal people was uncovered in the transformation of a North Sydney industrial site.
Added by JenPenguin
An Hải, Vietnam
Lang Tan Temple (Temple of the Whale)
Home to what locals claim is the largest whale skeleton in Southeast Asia, which is worshiped yearly.
Added by Josh
Why Scientists Drag Dead Whales to the Bottom of the Sea
A fallen whale can fuel new life on the ocean floor.
April 21, 2017
A Whale, Its Blowhole, and a Fleeting Rainbow
March 21, 2017
Humpback Whales Are Forming Mysterious 'Super-Groups'
Scientists aren't quite sure what's going on.
March 14, 2017
An Elusive Whale, Caught on Video for the First Time
Meet the True's beaked whale, a deep-diving creature with a white hat and pockets.
March 07, 2017
In the 1970s, the U.S. Navy Tried to Talk Like Whales
A recently declassified report reveals that Cold War submarines almost chirped and whistled.
January 17, 2017
Whales Are Likely Behind the Mysterious Sound Coming from the Mariana Trench
Minke whales, in particular.
December 19, 2016
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