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Investors suing SeaWorld win class-action status

Investors who have accused SeaWorld Entertainment of failing to acknowledge the financial fallout from the anti-animal captivity documentary, …

How close is too close for watching whales and dolphins? Check the national guidelines

Seeing a whale up close is exciting and something you're likely to remember forever, but is it dangerous for you and the animal?<p>When a southern right …

Science photo contest winners include Antarctic sugar cubes and killer whales with penguin audience

A photo of a plane flying over icy sugar cube formations in Antarctica has won the third Royal Society Publishing photography competition, which …

Sea Otter Pup Rescued Off California Coast

Zoo officials described the pup as a boisterous two-month-old.<p>CALIFORNIA -- A sea otter pup that was rescued off the California coast made its way to …

The Injured Dolphin Calf Who Inspired Me to Keep Fighting to End the Annual Cruel Taiji Hunts

Getting on the train and leaving Taiji is one of the most difficult things I have ever done. Every single Dolphin Project Cove Monitor I know feels …

Dolphins

Found: England’s First Resident Pod of Bottlenose Dolphins

A “dolphin census” proved that they weren’t just on holiday.<p>The county of Cornwall, in southwest England, is known for the dolphins that can …

“My Neighbor Has This Manatee Mailbox He Dresses Up Throughout The Year And I’m Kind Of Obsessed With It”

We all have that one neighbor whose front lawn has that little extra ‘something.’ For one Twitter user, it’s the guy a few houses down who dresses up …

Big and brilliant: complex behavior of whales and dolphins tied to brain size

Dolphins use sea sponges as tools.<p>Whales and dolphins (cetaceans) are among the brainiest of beings. In terms of sheer brain size, the sperm whale is …

Watch: Swimmers run from water as killer whales approach shore

A group of friends swimming at Hahei Beach, New Zealand on October 21 got a major shock when a pod of killer whales wandered close to shore and sent …

Whales and Killer Whales: Bitcoin’s Big Money Movers

Bitcoin has become unavoidable in really the last few weeks. It has been bubbling under for a while now, in terms of mass appeal and understanding, …

Argentina’s dolphin decline provides a timely warning against taking common species for granted

Argentina’s bottlenose dolphins are in serious decline, with some isolated populations vulnerable to regional extinction, according to new …

Bottlenose Dolphins

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Human-Dolphin Translation

And four other intriguing things: scandal, the inflexibility of databases, black aviators, and the new face of virtual reality.<p><b>1. An important update on human-dolphin communication.</b><p>"It was late August 2013 and Denise Herzing was swimming in the Caribbean. The dolphin pod she had been tracking for …

Swim with dolphins, then eat them in a cafe? Give the poor creatures a break

It's the most barbarous bit of mixed messaging since the Icelandic whaler Kristjam Loftsson declared he was making his whaling operation "eco-friendly" by running his ships on – whale oil. The Japanese town of Taiji, site of the annual slaughter of thousands of cetaceans as featured in the …

Baby Dolphin Born at Brookfield Zoo

Tapeco, 31, gives birth to a male calf at Brookfield Zoo. Zoo staff are "cautiously optimistic," about calf's signs of health.<p>It's a boy!<p>Tapeko, a …

Acquainted

The Great Barrier Reef Is In Its Final 'Terminal Stage'

The Great Barrier Reef is perhaps on its final deathbed as it suffers from back to back massive dying events in the past two years. Australia’s Great Barrier Reef is one of the great natural wonders of the world, a tremendous display of beauty, biodiversity, and a fragile ecosystem. Now, the reef …

Great Barrier Reef

This 'smiling' dolphin is being hunted into extinction

The nearly extinct "smiling" Irrawaddy dolphins continue to get hunted in Myanmar's waters by illegal fishermen.<p>According to AFP, water pollution and …

The Language of Dolphins Could Be Translated by 2021

Gavagai AB<p>Swedish startup Gavagai AB, a language technology company that originated at the Swedish Institute of Computer Science, has mastered 40 …

Glow-in-the-dark sharks found gracing the waters of Hawaii

The bioluminescence certainly looks ethereal, but also helps with hunting, mating and communication<p>This year’s been a tumultuous one, with the rare …

Entangled turtle rescued from web of cocaine bales

Coast Guard video shows guardsmen freeing a turtle found entangled in a web of cocaine bales floating in the eastern Pacific Ocean.