Dolphin and Whale News

6/26/2016
Police have been called to Blackpool beach following reports a baby dolphin had washed up and was still alive on the sand opposite the Norbreck ...
6/25/2016
Mr Hopkins told the Sydney Morning Herald that the dolphin beached itself three or four times, so they tried to keep it calm and wet before it died in the ...
When a distressed and wounded dolphin washed up on Bondi Beach over the weekend, lifeguards swung into action in a desperate bid to save its life ...
A dolphin was rescued from the Assonet River in Freetown on Saturday, one day after it got stuck in the mud in a nearby cove, a town official said.
Dolphin was too far upstream in the Assonet River - team from Woods Hole came up to rescue him.
A dolphin became stranded in the village of Assonet Saturday. ... FREETOWN (CBS) — A dolphin that was beached for several hours was eventually ...
When an injured dolphin washed up on Bondi Beach on Saturday, the lifeguards of hit reality TV show Bondi Rescue did what they are trained to do ...
A post from Friday indicated that the waters rose enough for the dolphin to free itself and that the state Department of Fish and Game would monitor the ...
ASSONET — To the excitement and amazement of hundreds of onlookers, a nine-foot Atlantic bottlenose dolphin spent hours Saturday circling a few ...
A dolphin swims by Hathaway Park Saturday morning. (Freetown Police ... FREETOWN, Mass. (WPRI) – A dolphin has been spotted in Freetown.
Heartbroken lifeguards do all they can to rescue a dolphin after it strands itself on Bondi Beach - but are tragically unable to save its life. Bondi Rescue ...
Lifeguards try desperately to rescue a dolphin after it washed up injured on Bondi Beach They're known to be constantly on the lookout for any ...
Six Bondi Beach lifeguards were filmed holding the dolphin on its side as they attempted to push it back into the water on Saturday. Chief lifeguard of ...
“The principal purpose of this is to provide additional food for the killer whales during a key time of year when they're fattening themselves up to go into ...
THEY are used to saving people's lives in the waters of Bondi Beach, but the Bondi Rescue lifeguards were unable to save an injured dolphin which ...
THEY are used to saving people's lives in the waters of Bondi Beach but the lifeguards of Bondi Rescue were unable to save a dolphin today.
6/24/2016
Over the past few years, the Georgia Aquarium has drawn the ire of animal advocates over its attempts to import 18 belugas from Russia, but in ...
There's no doubt about it; dolphins are terrifically fun animals to watch. Films like “Blackfish” have raised awareness about the “animal entertainment” ...
Two pygmy sperm whales stranded on a beach in northern New Zealand were saved Thursday by wildlife rangers in a touching rescue caught on ...
In the past, two beluga whales had died at Georgia Aquarium. The aquarium decided on Thursday to discontinue its practices of bringing beluga ...
He points to the large, oval-shaped pool, long used for the killer whale shows. He gestures to the huge, multicolored fin that decorates one side and ...
Volunteers in Gig Harbor unearthed skeletal remains of a humpback whale Thursday. The News Tribune Volunteers in Gig Harbor unearthed skeletal ...
Vancouver photographer Mark Malleson took this photograph of the Southern Resident killer whale known as J-34, or Doublestuf, breaching while he ...
Georgia Aquarium on Thursday announced that it will no longer seek dolphins and beluga whales from the wild. The decision came after two beluga ...
6/23/2016
The Atlantic Ocean along the Outer Cape Cod is considered one of the world's top ten places for whale watching. Our favorite tour company is Dolphin ...
During the Miocene era, much of Orange County was underwater. Now, a rare sperm whale fossil was found during a landfill expansion project.
Volunteers unearthed the skeletal remains of a yearling humpback whale in Gig Harbor Thursday, one shovelful of composted horse manure at a time.
First time whale rescuer and DOC senior ranger Karen Joyce-Paki said rescuing two tiny whales was "overwhelming". Two pygmy sperm whales ...
ATLANTA -- On Thursday, animal rights activists are applauding the Georgia's Aquarium's announcement it will stop all efforts to acquire dolphins and ...
Despite around the clock care, the long-beak common dolphin named Rosey died Wednesday night after initially showing some signs of improvement, ...
A rescue team from the Center for Coastal Studies in Massachusetts this week successfully freed a whale that had become entangled in fishing rope.
The bowhead is a baleen whale, a filter feeder, opening its enormous mouth to take in water, only to push the water back out again, trapping or ...
The Georgia Aquarium announced this week that it would stop its efforts to collect beluga whales and dolphins from the wild for its exhibits, except in ...
More than 8,000 ships ply the waters of the St. Lawrence River estuary in Canada each year, putting at risk beluga whales, minke whales, blue whales ...
The playful marine residents have tourists scrambling to catch a glimpse like never before. Dolphin tour boats on the Destin Harbor take up to five trips ...
Rescuers used a grappling hook to free a 60-foot fin whale caught in fishing gear in Stellwagen Bank. Fin whales are an endangered species.
The fishing gear had lodged in the mouth of the 60-foot fin whale, and a length of buoys was trailing 70 feet behind it, according to the Center for ...
BOSTON – Crews from the Provincetown based Center for Coastal Studies disentangled a nearly 60-foot-long fin whale Wednesday that was spotted ...
The entangled whale was reported by a tuna spotter pilot during his tuna search in the area. The pilot was able to stay with the while until the response ...
Wild beluga whales and dolphins will no longer be taken from the wild and put into Georgia Aquarium tanks, the aquarium announced Wednesday.
Wild beluga whales and dolphins will no longer be taken from the wild and put into Georgia Aquarium tanks, the aquarium announced Wednesday.
But they called on the Atlanta attraction to do more - noting that the National Aquarium in Baltimore plans to move it's dolphins to an oceanside ...
(Newser) – While investigating samples of toxic levels of heavy metals found in sperm whales, researchers stumbled upon a surprising discovery: All ...
A team from the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown disentangled a large fin whale on Stellwagen Bank, east of Boston, on Wednesday.
The Georgia Aquarium has decided that it will no longer seek to bring dolphins or beluga whales into human care from the wild, except in rescue ...
Georgia Aquarium says it will no longer bring dolphins or beluga whales into human care from the wild “except in rescue situations.” Any beluga ...
Georgia Aquarium says it will no longer bring dolphins or beluga whales into human care from the wild “except in rescue situations.” Any beluga ...
A whale and dolphin-watcher has photographed an attack by a bottlenose dolphin on a porpoise off Aberdeen. Walter Innes and fellow Shorewatch ...
The public is being urged to report whale sightings as the southern right whales begin their northern migration. Several southern right whale calves ...
A whale and dolphin-watcher has photographed an attack by a bottlenose dolphin on a porpoise off Aberdeen. Walter Innes and fellow Shorewatch ...
According to Korea's National Institute of Fisheries Science (NIFS), 10,337 whales have been killed in incidental catches since 2011. On average ...
6/22/2016
The benefit of appropriate behaviour when driving boats near dolphins.
ANCHORAGE, Alaska (AP) - The chief executive officer of a Texas company that plans to drill below Alaska's Cook Inlet says there's no threat to ...
Two small whales that were stranded at a remote Northland beach have been re-floated. The pygmy sperm whales were stranded at two separate ...
Whale stranding in Kaipara Harbour prompts rescue effort. now ... has confirmed firefighters are on their way to help rescue the whales at Glinks Gully, ...
The nearly 60-foot-long whale was spotted by a tuna spotter pilot swimming with a large loop of fishing rope and buoys lodged in its mouth on ...
Tabled by Nova Scotia Senator Wilfred Moore, Bill S-203 would end the captivity of whales, dolphins and porpoises in Canada. The province of ...
A wild idea to feed endangered killer whales off the coast of Vancouver Island ... They proposed to feed the dwindling southern resident killer whale ...
ATLANTA – Management at the Georgia Aquarium released a statement Wednesday evening saying they would no longer bring dolphins or beluga ...
WHALE WATCHERS: Dedicated whale watchers Elaine Reid from Byron Bay with Tiffany Lee from Tyagarah will be on the headland this Sunday for ...
The Georgia Aquarium no longer will take dolphins or whales caught in the wild, a dramatic policy reversal from an organization that contracted with ...
Young bowhead whales may cease growing lengthwise and undergo severe bone loss to help grow their enormous head and baleen plates, ...
The Georgia Aquarium no longer will take dolphins or whales caught in the wild, a dramatic policy reversal from an organization that contracted with ...
FILE- In this Aug. 29, 2003, file photo, one of two beluga whales that washed ashore in Turnagain Arm south of Anchorage, Alaska, lays on the beach .
A pod of killer whales – probably five – was spotted and photographed as it traveled north this weekend at Yaquina Head on the Oregon Coast!
Schulman told KABC, a research institute is collecting whale snot using drones. Drones fly out and collect spray from whales and return the blow hole ...
In this Oct. 9, 2009, file photo, Kathy Butek with the Alaska Veterinary Pathology Service, center right in yellow, and a group of volunteers examine a ...
Paleontologists made a rare and important discovery at the Bowerman Landfill in Irvine. They found well-preserved fossils of a large sperm whale 10 ...
That the whales have held out so long may be due to their intricate social organization, one of the most sophisticated in the animal world.
By: Andrew Uyeno. Animals live better when they are not stuck in cages, who knew? Wait, we all did. For some reason the people who “care” for ...
Dr. Vicky Thayer with the Marine Mammal Stranding Network teaches students how to assemble dolphin vertebrae Monday during the Brad Sneeden ...
The glossy black-and-white beauties known as both “orcas” and “killer whales” are the most likely cetaceans you'll encounter this time of year, as they ...
The annual humpback whale migration has become a major tourism draw card with people travelling from all over the world to have up-close ...
The National Aquarium in Baltimore is retiring its dolphins. ... week that it will close its dolphin exhibit and retire eight Atlantic bottlenose dolphins to a ...
There are only three countries in the world which deal in commercial whaling, and Norway has recently come under fire from animal rights watchdogs ...
6/21/2016
All the dolphins will be living in this, the nation's first seaside dolphin sanctuary, by 2020. To better define the new home for readers, this sanctuary will ...
More than 1,200 feet up on a hillside in Irvine probably isn't the first place you'd expect to find the final resting place of a 40-foot sperm whale, but that's ...
Baltimore's National Aquarium has announced plans to move the dolphins from its amphitheater pool to the nation's first oceanside “sanctuary.”.
Lifestyle News - AOMORI, JAPAN A SURGE of dolphin sightings have been logged at Mutsu Bay from ferries this season, boosting the area's ...
A few of the sperm whale fossils found at the Frank R. Bowerman Landfill in Irvine. MARK RIGHTMIRE, STAFF PHOTOGRAPHER. By AARON ...
Philip Jolly was fishing with his friend Mike Silcock in a seven-metre boat about 5km off the Whanganui River mouth when they spotted the whale just ...
The Royal Ontario Museum has moved to the next phase of it's plan to make sure that two blue whales killed by sea ice in this province in 2014 will ...
Under that provision, whales could be retired to sea sanctuaries in the United States or Canada, as envisioned by groups such as the Whale ...
There's no denying that sperm whales are amazing. As some of Earth's largest mammals, they have the largest brain of any creature on the planet and ...
“The right whale population went from approximately 250 about 12 years ago to around 525 today, an increase of 100 percent,” Haviland said. “What's ...
Saw some dolphin on the way back home in black water sound Key largo 2016.
There is a sense of magic when dolphins turn and look up at you as they catch a ride on the bow of your boat, or when you dive into the clear water ...
If you're ever visiting the National Aquarium in Baltimore, you must stop by Dolphin Discovery, according to aquarium staff. It's an exhibit reminiscent of ...
According to a recently-released report, Norway now leads the world in whaling, killing more whales than Iceland and Japan combined within the past ...
Two pilot whales were rescued in Akranes, West Iceland, early Monday morning, according to RÚV. The whales had repeatedly swum up to shore by ...
6/20/2016
The sighting comes as whale watchers report sightings of southern right and humpback whales in the bay, with passengers and crew aboard the ...
Whale Watch Kaikoura runs up to four tours daily and encourages visitors to take seasickness tablets for good reason – it is a rollicking journey across ...
The spotting came on the same day as crew and passengers aboard a Searoad ferry saw a whale soon after the ferry left from Sorrento en route to ...
Along her quest, Dory befriends Bailey, a Beluga whale in captivity at the Marine Life Institute who is Larry David-levels neurotic and convinced that ...
Around midday on Friday, a baby gray whale washed ashore at the Wedge. With a strong south swell in the water, it's expected that the waves played ...
The 33,000 lb. dead humpback washed ashore in Bethany Beach Friday morning. The whale was between 1 and 2 years old and had been dead for ...
A dolphin with a broken jaw that was found stranded on a beach in Oceanside last week continues to recover Monday as it receives around the clock ...
In her June 17 Metro column “Dolphins in tanks whip up a generational divide,” Petula Dvorak suggested that millennials are anti-captivity, saying we ...
Whale-watching in Kaikoura is one of a number activities which could be ... Many firms offer activities such as whale-watching in Kaikoura, trips to ...
AN infant minke whale has been found dead on a Bowen beach, with large ... The up to 4-metre long whale, believed to either be a dwarf minke or ...
This artist rendering provided by Studio Gang, shows the proposed seaside dolphin sanctuary by the National Aquarium in Baltimore. (Studio Gang ...
A 16-foot dead whale found near Campbellton has arrived at the New Brunswick ... "It wasn't the freshest whale we have worked on," said McAlpine.
Since then, I have watched the movies “Blackfish,“ about the captivity of Orca (Killer) whales at places such as Sea World and “Racing Extinction,” ...
A PROPOSED ban on inshore net fishing along the Cooloola and Fraser coasts will not damage Tin Can Bay's dolphin-feeding institution, according ...
A conservation charity is urging boat owners to treat the bottlenose dolphins, that seem to have returned to Fishguard Harbour, with respect.
A beached humpback whale was removed from the Bethany Beach area and buried after washing up there this past weekend. The whale appears to ...
Lobstermen and scientists in New England are collaborating on new kinds of ropes that will keep rare whales safe and fishing grounds open.
Generic images of a dolphin and a jet skier. There have been several reports of dolphins being "harassed" on jet skies off the Gwynedd coast.
A famous killer whale who has swam Scottish waters for 25 years has been spotted by snorkelers. Bull orca Joe Coe was caught on camera as he ...
The Cut appears to be an important area for the dolphins, both those spending majority of their time in the Peel-Harvey and those that we have ...
Fishermen out of Wallaroo in South Australia caught a unique sight ? a Southern Right Whale that swam up to their boat. Video: Reg Penney.
WASHED UP: Facebook user Ruby Hill took this picture of the whale washed up near the North Queensland Cruising Yacht Club this morning.
A campaign which seeks to prevent dolphins being harassed and intimidated by jet-skis has been launched in north Wales. Operation Neptune ...
6/19/2016
“They did succeed in capturing a juvenile female,and she became the first Shamu killer whale,” Stetler said. “She was eventually shipped to San ...
A PHOTO of a dead whale has been posted on a community page on social ... It's believed the dead whale washed up near the North Queensland ...
More and more dolphin backs arched out of the water as they came close to the boat. Soon we could see them torpedoing through the water to the ...
TOURISTS got the fright of their lives when a killer whale was spotted while they were snorkelling off a boat. The holidaymakers were on a seal ...
Jones said it appeared the adult whales were teaching the younger whales how to hunt a sea lion. (Photos courtesy Coast Guard Air Station North ...