Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

As I stare at dark gray skies in mid-afternoon Hudson Valley, a photo of a barracuda in The Bermudian brings back exciting memories of snorkeling with schools of barracudas in Marathon, Florida, oh-so-long ago. The experience provided a lesson in how to relax, change my mindset (irrational and profound fear) and get used to their […]

Bermuda Beasts: Barracuda — Repeating Islands

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/11/campaigners-condemn-killing-of-minke-whale-trapped-in-nets-in-japan Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan Animal killed with what appeared to be exploding harpoon, after one ‘half-hearted’ attempt to free it Animal welfare campaigners have condemned the killing of a trapped minke whale off the coast of Taiji, a town in Japan best known for its annual dolphin cull. The […]

Japan: They Love Killing Whales – Campaigners condemn killing of minke whale trapped in nets in Japan. — World Animals Voice

Iceland: A Story of Progress Which May Halt Performing Sea Life; and Whaling. — World Animals Voice

15/10/20. Yesterday, 14/10; we did a quick post about thee 2 Belugas Little Grey and Little White. You can see all our posts on this wonderful rescue from performing prison and a journey to freedom below in the ‘Archive’. For over a decade LG and LW had been ‘performing’ for humans in a very small […]

Iceland: A Story of Progress Which May Halt Performing Sea Life; and Whaling. — World Animals Voice

Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit in defiance of international criticism. — World Animals Voice

https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/world-asia-48592682   Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit, in defiance of international criticism. Its last commercial hunt was in 1986, but Japan has never really stopped whaling – it has been conducting instead what it says are research missions which catch hundreds of whales annually. But Japan has now withdrawn from the […]

Japan is about to resume catching whales for profit in defiance of international criticism. — World Animals Voice

3 strange animals that washed ashore in 2020 — Nya Sustainability

Here are several strange animals that washed ashore in 2020: 1. Giant squid with foot-wide eyes The dead giant squid (Architeuthis dux) found on Golden Mile Beach in Britannia Bay, South Africa. (Image credit: Adéle Grosse) It’s rare to see a giant squid (Architeuthis dux), so people took notice when one washed ashore in Cape Town, […]

3 strange animals that washed ashore in 2020 — Nya Sustainability

Humpback Match! — The Lone Kayaker

Humpback, 2 Aug 2019 This is just the best story. It embraces everything that I have always liked about wildlife, and the people who are enthusiastic about wildlife. And you will not find a more enthusiastic person on the planet than those who are fans of the Humpback whale. ‘Once seen, never forgotten’ doesn’t quite […]

Humpback Match! — The Lone Kayaker

Antarctica. Humpbacks, Orcas and a Little Bit of Scenery. — The Lone Kayaker

I had done my homework, seen the pics, read the book. But nothing can prepare you for the enormity of the Antarctic. It just goes on and on for days and days, and weeks or months if you are really lucky. Water, lots of icebergs, glaciers so long you can’t see the other side, […]

Antarctica. Humpbacks, Orcas and a Little Bit of Scenery. — The Lone Kayaker

Beluga Whales “Canaries of the Sea” — EPIC by DESIGN

My first time seeing a beluga whale was at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut when I was a child. I remember being amazed by their white coloring and how they effortlessly glided through the water. With white coloring, lack of dorsal fin and bulbous head, the beluga whale (Delphinapterus leucas) is the most identifiable species […]

Beluga Whales “Canaries of the Sea” — EPIC by DESIGN

Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest

In the far north of Alaska, there is a vast, remote refuge that stretches nearly 20 million acres. The Arctic National Wildlife Refuge is roughly the size of South Carolina and encompasses a range of ecosystems. It’s also home to many animals, including all three species of bear (brown, black, polar), musk oxen, caribou, and […]

Protect the Arctic National Wildlife Refuge. — Animals of the Pacific Northwest