Tag: whales

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  • Journeying far to feel free

    Journeying far to feel free

    Secluded, faraway places such as Antarctica invigorate the senses, quieten the mind and put the world in perspective.

    November 25, 2017
  • All it can eat

    All it can eat

    In a study published in the journal Proceedings of the Royal Society B, a team of researchers investigated gigantism in baleen whales, the filter-feeding leviathans that include blue whales, bowhead whales and fin whales. They found that the marine mammals became colossal only relatively recently, within the past 4.5 million years. The cause? A climatic …

    June 6, 2017
  • Stranded whales refloat in New Zealand

    Stranded whales refloat in New Zealand

    More than 200 whales stranded on a remote beach in New Zealand have refloated themselves and have returned to the sea, the media reported on Sunday. Volunteers are using two boats to guide the 17 pilot whales that were stranded at Golden Bay on Sunday morning to the rest of the their pod and try …

    February 12, 2017