Posts in: whales

Where whales mingle with humans

Where whales mingle with humans

In 1972, a gray whale approached Pachico Mayoral, seeking friendship

By | Posted July 26, 2017

The mercurial effects of exercise

The mercurial effects of exercise

Exercise can’t hurt — but if you were exposed to mercury in the womb, it might not help your brain

By | Posted October 1, 2016

Dental records

Dental records

A new study explains why whales have such unusual teeth

By | Posted April 22, 2013

Looking for Admiral

Looking for Admiral

North Atlantic right whales are in trouble, but it’s hard to know what to do about it

By | Posted June 7, 2011

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

How Do Barnacles Attach to Whales?

It’s hard out there for a symbiotic barnacle, but somehow they find a way

By | Posted March 22, 2010

Call Me Fishmeal

Call Me Fishmeal

Biologists discover new worm species on submerged whale carcasses.

By | Posted October 4, 2009

Whistles with Dolphins

Whistles with Dolphins

Trailblazing our knowledge of aquatic minds, Diana Reiss uses science to fight for dolphin welfare.

By | Posted January 20, 2009

The Sound and the Fury

The Sound and the Fury

The U.S. Navy, environmental groups and the U.S. Supreme Court fight to balance national and whale security.

By | Posted December 22, 2008

Wailing with Whales

By | Posted December 16, 2008

Is it true that sperm whales stun giant squid with sonar?

Is it true that sperm whales stun giant squid with sonar?

– Asks Clara in New York

By | Posted May 12, 2008