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Whales

  1. doom
    I Wish a Whale Would Try to Swallow MeShocking video footage shows a humpback appearing to nearly swallow a kayak. (Everyone was fine.) But honestly it does sound sort of nice …
  2. mysteries of the deep
    Good Job, WhaleCongrats to the new record-holder for longest deep dive by a marine mammal!
  3. mysteries of the deep
    Are the Orcas Exacting Their Revenge?Killer whales have reportedly been bullying boats in the Strait of Gibraltar.
  4. congrats
    Let Me Live Vicariously Through These WhalesTwo belugas are thrilled to return to the sea after a long, involuntary stint in captivity.
  5. motherhood
    If Anything Happens to This Baby Orca, So Help Me GodPlease, let Tahlequah have a happy ending.
  6. mysteries of life
    What Do Whales Gossip About?Now that the oceans have quieted down, whales are having “more complex conversation.”
  7. the low hum
    The Whale in the RoomWhat can I tell my daughters about climate disaster?
  8. rankings
    Whales, RankedWe ranked 38 species of whales.
  9. animals
    Whoa, Killer Whales Go Through Menopause?The more you know!
  10. spies
    The Mystery Around the Alleged Russian Spy Whale Keeps DeepeningPer new reports, the beluga’s real career may be something much more altruistic.
  11. cautious optimism
    Can This Orca Baby Break the Curse?An orca family has finally had a calf survive after four very unlucky years!
  12. nature
    Beatles of the Sea: Belugas Invite Narwhal to Boys-Only Sex PartyLike John Lennon and Paul McCartney before them, this group of belugas and their one narwhal friend have bonded by playing “social, sexual games.”
  13. motherhood
    May We Be Inspired by Mother Whale Who Carried Her Dead Calf Across the OceanA tale of love, loss, and a mother’s will has come to a close.
  14. natural beauty
    How to Exfoliate Like a WhaleThe ultimate in natural beauty.
  15. drama
    Whales and Dolphins Also Love to Get Drunk on GossipTurns out humans aren’t the only messy mammals who live for drama.
  16. This Giant Group of Whales Is Definitely Up to SomethingHumpback whales, which usually travel solo, are currently gathering en masse — and leaving scientists stumped.
  17. This Video Shows a Rare Whale Species Only a Few People on Earth Have SeenThe footage was taken on a student trip near the Azores islands.
  18. Scientists Finally Figured Out Why Whales Do Awesome Leaps Into the AirNow that’s a data breach.
  19. One Way to Make Captive Whales Happier: Let Them ‘Skype’ Other WhalesA new paper argues that a sort of long-distance whale-chat system would improve the animals’ social lives.
  20. The One Wedding-Photo Trend You Never Knew You WantedWhales!
  21. animal behavior
    Whales Cling to the Bodies of Their Dead Loved OnesA new study adds a sad item to the long list of reasons whales are fascinating, complex creatures.
  22. Deep in the Ocean Lies the Loneliest, Horniest Mammal on Planet EarthPoor guy.
  23. World’s Loneliest Whale May in Fact Be the World’s Horniest WhaleNew Scientist just made this weird.
  24. So, It Turns Out Some Whales Have Regional AccentsMuch like people in different regions of the same country, groups of whales have their own distinct calls.