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Mass stranding of pilot whales in Tasmania

Mass stranding of pilot whales in Tasmania

Over 450 pilot whales have stranded in various locations along a stretch of coastline in...
Tahlequah, the Southern Resident orca, gives birth to healthy calf

Tahlequah, the Southern Resident orca, gives birth to healthy calf

J35 and J57. Photo by Katie Jones, Center for Whale Research / Permit #21238 Tahlequah...
Why do female orcas live so long after they stop having babies?

Why do female orcas live so long after they stop having babies?

Orcas are one of only five species known to experience menopause and females can live...
Humpback whales swim up river in Kakadu National Park

Humpback whales swim up river in Kakadu National Park

Wildlife experts in Australia's Northern Territory are monitoring a humpback whale that has travelled 18...

Rescued dolphin returned to sea in China

Good news from China where a rough-toothed dolphin that was found stranded in May has been successfully released back into the wild in Zhuhai in Guangdong Province.

The 2.2 metre male dolphin, which was given the name “Jiang Jiang”, was discovered on May 3rd in Heisha Bay in Jiangmen City suffering from breathing difficulties and malnutrition. A team from the the Pearl River Estuary Chinese White Dolphin National Nature Reserve took the dolphin to a pool where it was treated and able to slowly recover before being released on Thursday.