Marine Mammals

Killer whales scare swimmers out of water in the Coromandel

Killer whales were spotted at beaches in the Coromandel at the weekend, scaring swimmers out of the water.

New Zealand News

These Dolphins Absolutely LOVE Squirrels

<b>Is there anyone on earth who doesn’t like dolphins?</b> Is there a person who feels a boiling, seething rage when he (or she) thinks about dolphins …


SeaWorld sends manatees to Ohio zoos for rehab stints

There’s been a fall migration of manatees flying back and forth from Florida as two Ohio zoos continue their work with a national program to care for …

Canadian News

Report: The only thing stopping dolphins from destroying us is a lack of hands

Dolphins may have humans matched on almost every other prerequisite for planetary dominance, but they can’t finish the job because they lack …

Canadian News

SeaWorld Just Cut Hundreds of Jobs As Park’s Popularity Sinks

SeaWorld just announced it’s cutting 350 jobs effective immediately.<p>The layoffs, which were announced Wednesday, are primarily affecting the …


Watch: Orcas test out their prey-punting skills on an unlucky seabird

It's been a while since we've come across footage of orcas playing "football" with their food, but it was only a matter of time before a new video …

Whale Watching

Oil Spills Pose Dire Threats to Marine Life

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau says oil pipelines have no place in BC's Great Bear Rainforest. Opponents of the approved Kinder Morgan pipeline …

Kinder Morgan

Fighting declining attendance, SeaWorld will lay off 350 employees

Four dolphins take to the air as they jump out of the water during the “Dolphin Days” show at SeaWorld San Diego. (Photo by Mark Eades, Orange County …


Company seeking to build new island off Alaska for Arctic drilling

The gas leaked from a pipeline supplying fuel to Hilcorp production platforms. The company confirmed the leak in February and lowered pressure in the …

The Arctic

Killer whales harass seabird, kicking it around like a soccer ball; video

In extraordinary video footage taken on a whale-watching trip, four killer whales are seen harassing a seabird, even kicking it around like a soccer …

Killer Whales

Skinned sea otter found on Central California beach

Wildlife authorities are investigating a potentially illegal case after a dead sea otter was found skinned on a beach in San Luis Obispo County.<p>The sea otter was found September 26 on Arroyo de la Cruz Beach in San Simeon, according to U.S. Fish and Wildlife and California Department of Fish and …

Santa Barbara County

From polar bears to gorillas, here are 2017's best wildlife photos


An Unexpected Road Trip to Thunder Bay, Ontario

Posted at 09:00h in Blog, Canada, Ontario by Jenna Kvidt 0 Comments<p>Sometimes travel doesn’t go quite as planned, and that seems to be a recurring …

Road Trips

SeaWorld cuts 350 positions across company

SeaWorld, which has struggled with declining attendance, announced it is cutting 350 positions effective today, a spokeswoman said Wednesday.<p>The …


Orphaned Manatees Find a Happy, Healthy Home at the Cincinnati Zoo

<b>1010 WINS</b>-The Cincinnati Zoo and Botanical Gardens just received three new adorable manatees from SeaWorld Orlando. The orphaned mammals, Pippin, …

U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service

SeaWorld to lay off 350 workers, blames poor attendance

Due to decreased attendance this year, SeaWorld will lay off 350 workers, the company announced Wednesday.


Endangered Sea Otter Found Skinned On Central CA Beach

Officials are looking into who may have been behind the gruesome skinning of a sea otter in San Luis Obispo County.<p>SFGate reports that late last …

Sea Otters

Layoffs Announced at SeaWorld

SeaWorld Entertainment announced Wednesday it would be cutting approximately 350 positions including some positions that were open and would not be …


Please give Bossip a Pulitzer for its headlines

Assistant editor Aiesha Letman on how bastion of black excellence Bossip comes up with its hilariously heady headlines.<p>Bossip headlines read like …

African-American Culture

FILA & Pink Dolphin Launch Colorblocked Footwear & Apparel Capsule

FILA and clothing label Pink Dolphin have aligned for a special collection of apparel and footwear that fuse FILA’s classic heritage and Pink …


You otter know!

There are 13 species of otters in the world, with 12 of those species requiring access to freshwater and only one species residing in the ocean. Many …

Sea Otters

Among brainy sea creatures, killer whales are some of the smartest

Whales and dolphins — both members of the cetacean family — are among the brainiest beings. Scientists have now identified differences among them that are tied to relative brain size.<p>A study of 90 cetacean species published Monday found that those with larger brains exhibit more complex social …


Seal Pup Named ‘Giseal Bundchen’ Being Released Back Into Wild

SANDWICH (CBS) — After months of rehab, a harbor seal with a celebrity name is heading home Tuesday afternoon.Giseal Bundchen was rescued by Marine …


Photo: Elephant seal in the midst of sand flipping

<b>Our photo of the day is a lesson in keeping cool.</b><p>Photographer Sam McMillan quips that sand is suntan lotion for elephant seals; and while it may not …


This seal’s name is ‘Giseal Bündchen’ and it’s being set free on Cape Cod

Tom Brady may have the GOAT title. But his wife and supermodel Gisele Bündchen now has a marine animal named after her. Take that, TB12.<p>“Giseal …


Coastal First Nations calls for end of whale and dolphin captivity

The Coastal First Nations of British Columbia are calling on senators to vote in favour of Bill S-203 and end whale and dolphin captivity in Canada. …

First Nations

Dolphins have ‘human-like’ societies...but are held back by a lack of opposable thumbs, say scientists

Whales and dolphins live in human-like societies and share similar brain evolution to primates and man, scientist have concluded.<p>A new study which looked at 90 species found a link between brain size and social and cultural traits in marine mammals.<p>It is the first time that scientists have …


Tech of the week: New Zipp wheels, Shimano’s power meter and why you must have more than one bike

<b>All the top tech from the last week, including new Humpback Whale wheels, a retail date for Shimano's long awaited power meter and much more</b><p>New Zipp …

Humpback Whales

If dolphins had evolved opposable thumbs, they would be ruling the world instead of humans

Dolphin and whale societies are about as sophisticated as our own. They just lack thumbs.<p>The sophisticated societies that whales and dolphins live in …


Man Drowned at SeaWorld Aquatica Water Park Over Summer

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A Georgia man drowned at SeaWorld Orlando's Aquatica water park this past summer.<p>The Orlando Sentinel reports that the Florida …

Water Parks