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Palombo, and others have been testing new equipment, like ropeless gear, to protect the passing whales, and their fishing livelihood.In September, the body of a male right whale, named Snake Eyes, was found floating off Long Island.
ETTripAdvisor will no longer sell tickets to attractions that breed, import or capture whales, dolphins, porpoises and other cetaceans for public display, the company announced on Wednesday.The new policy also focuses on improving the lives of the animals already in captivity.
Science|What Whales and Dolphins Left Behind for Life in the OceanTrilobitesThe ancestors of dolphins and whales survived in the seas by shedding genes involved in sleep, DNA repair and other seemingly critical activities.ImageSperm whales in waters near the Azores Islands in the Atlantic Ocean.
ImageGeorgia Department of Natural Resources personnel and beachgoers try to keep a short-fin pilot whale from crashing into the seawall on St.Simons Island’s East Beach in Georgia, where a row of short-finned pilot whales writhed, clicked and whistled as their shiny black bodies caught breaking waves in the late afternoon light on Tuesday.
Science|Pod of Killer Whales Makes Rare Visit to Monterey BayThere has been a startling number of killer whale sightings in the bay in June, normally an off-season month for whale watchers.CreditCreditColleen Talty/Monterey Bay Whale WatchIt happens rarely in Monterey Bay — perhaps a handful of times a decade at most.
Europe|Russia to Release First Whales Held in ‘Jail’ for MonthsImageAn orca is hoisted from the water in Srednyaya Bay, in far eastern Russia, on Thursday, one of almost 100 captive whales set to be transported and released.The movement of the first batch of two orcas and six belugas was first broadcast during Mr.
CreditCreditFrancois Gohier/Science SourceSomething happened to the population of North Atlantic right whales in the last decade, as their numbers shrank and fewer calves were born.Record said, leaving less food, “right when right whales need their last big meal before winter.
During the Cold War, the Soviet navy trained dolphins for military use, but the program was discontinued sometime after 1991.The Times reporter John Ismay served as a Navy explosive ordnance disposal officer and explains the kinds of things dolphins, whales and sea lions are trained to do.