Whales Can Be the Most Majestic Creatures in the World...
Ever since I was a child, whales have always left me in awe of their size, majesty and beauty. Blue whales, for instance, are the largest living mammals on earth. It’s staggering to think they can measure up to 100 feet in length and weigh up to 200 tons.
How and Why Did Dolphins and Whales Return to the Ocean?
Whales and dolphins, for example, returned to the ocean. But how, when and why? How and Why Did Dolphins and Whales Return to the Ocean? video, fish, walking, swimming, legs, dolphins, evolution, whales, adaptation Like all mammals, whales were once a terrestrial animal with four legs.
Ever Wondered How Sperm Whales Sleep? Wonder No More!
It isn’t often that people give a thought to how sperm whales sleep, and when the question is raised, no-one really knew how to answer – until now. Professional underwater photographer, Franco Banfi, snapped a few extremely rare photos of a pod of sperm whales in a synchronized vertical sleep.
Sit Back and Enjoy Majestic Shots of Whales and Dolphins
For the past 25 years, British Photographer Christopher Swann has captured stunning shots of cetaceans like whales and dolphins, both beneath and above the surface of the ocean. Swann has become finely attuned to the behaviors of these majestic creatures.
What Would Happen If You Got Swallowed by a Whale?
In the late 18th century, there was a famous story of a man who was reportedly swallowed by a sperm whale circulating in the public sphere. The man, one James Bartley, survived the attack and described it in great detail. But was this story true, and is it even possible to be swallowed by a whale?
Watch: Dolphins, Sharks and Whales Take on a Shoal of Fish
An outstandingly large shoal of Sardines proves to be quite the feast for a variety of aquatic predators, including sea lions, sharks, dolphins, and even a whale. Incredibly none of the predators turn on each other, and instead manage to corral the ball of fish, taking turns to feed.
Ever Wondered How and Why Whales Sing? Well Wonder No More
The most famous of these underwater vocalizations is arguably the whale song. In this TED-Ed video, Stephanie Sardelis attempts to decode the evocative melodies composed by these gentle giants. Ever Wondered How and Why Whales Sing?
Investigating the Biggest Shark of All: The Whale Shark
The whale shark is the largest shark in the world, but actually one of the less threatening ones. It has a very small brain for its size, but its size can reach almost 20 meters (65 feet). They are slow-moving giants, filtering huge amounts of seawater every hour.
To Meet A Sperm Whale - Beautiful
To Meet A Sperm Whale - Beautiful amazing, nature, video, underwater An Enouncter With A Beautiful Behemoth
This Whale Is Full of Gratitude to the Humans Who Saved Him
Michael Fishbach is one of the founders of the Great Whale Conservancy, which has the goal of protecting whales around the world. In this amazing video, Michael narrates his encounter with a humpback whale that was entangled in a fishing net.
Wow! I Had No Idea That Whales Could Show Gratitude!
This Killer Whale Has Been Taught to Mimic Human Sounds
An orca living in captivity has become the first killer whale in the world that’s able to make sounds that aren’t part of her native language repertoire, such as the human words “hello” and “bye bye”.
This Creature Is 40 Times Heavier Than a Blue Whale
The blue whale, right? What if we told you there exists an organism that’s 40 times heavier than the largest blue whale? A terrifying thought that doubtlessly brings to mind giant city-flattening monsters, but the world’s single largest organism is not Godzilla, it’s a tree grove.
An Ode To The Magnificent Creatures of the Ocean!
Fin Whale (By Tab59 - Flickr: Ballet de Rorquals dans la baie de St Laurent au Québec, CC BY-SA 2.0) This Colossal creature is second largest only to the Blue Whale and is also found in all oceans. It is also commonly known as the Common Rorqual or the Herring Whale. (Public Domain) 3.
You’ll Be Taken Aback by the Power of Nature in this Video
The mighty glaciers glistening in the sun, the colossal whales slowly swimming through the labyrinth of water and ice, and the inconceivable multicolored sunsets all inspire awe and reverence. You too will be mesmerized by how alien and yet beautiful this island is. Enjoy!
Why Elephants Are More Resilient to Cancer Than Mice
Whales, for example, are virtually immune to cancer, whereas rats get the disease a lot more than humans. While this observation may seem strange at first glance, there are several valid explanations of why that may be the case, all of which are discussed in the informative video.
The Most Gigantic Creatures that Live in the Sea...
Wait until you see what lurks beneath the ocean's surface. 1) Blue Whale source The blue whale is the largest animal ever known to exist in the world. They are nearly 100 feet (30 m) and weigh a staggering 180 metric tons.
Do Animals Talk? You’d be Shocked at What They Have to Say
Let’s take a look: Sperm Whales and Orcas Click to watch The intelligence of large cetaceans like sperm whales and baleen whales is rather hard to study because of their size (imagine getting a mirror large enough for a blue whale to stare into!).
10 Rare Animals Species Discovered In the Last Decade
Narluga Whale Source: Wikimedia Commons Scientific name: Beluga (Delphinapterus leucas) x narwhal (Monodon monoceros) hybrid A unique whale skull at the Natural History Museum of Denmark had been puzzling scientists for over 30 years.
9 Animals That Live For a Remarkably Long Time
Bowhead whales Image Source: Wikimedia Commons The Arctic-dwelling bowhead whale isn’t as renowned as some of its other whale cousins. However, it is rather unique. Bowheads can live to be more than 200 years old, making them the longest living mammal on Earth.
These Wildlife Photos of the Year Convey a Deep Message
“Teamwork” Photographer: Jake Davis In the Great Bear Rainforest of British Columbia, Canada, humpback whales were seen displaying exceptional teamwork by photographer Jake Davis. Here, the leader whale was diving to spot the fish at the moment it was photographed.
Ever Seen a Large Group of Dolphins Swim? It's Beautiful
Dave's Dolphin and Whale Safari in Dana Point, California, at great personal risk, has recently filmed and edited a 5-minute video.
Here is the World’s Biggest Fish and How It Evolved
In fact, the largest shark species on the planet today, the whale shark, which can grow up to 19 meters (62 feet) long feeds solely on plankton. Learn the basics about sharks, their evolution and reproduction in the video below.
10 Adorable Sea Animals You Would Love to be Friends With
From dolphins and sea turtles to seals and whale sharks, we bet you would love to be friends with these adorable sea animals. 1. Dolphins ( Delphinidae ) Dolphins have a reputation for being friendly.