[This post is the first of several about these remarkable cetaceans. I’ve decided to stretch it out over three or four posts because I figure you are all as bored as I am, or soon will be. I hope in these difficult times when we are all cooped up at home it helps you remember […]

via Fifteen-foot babies: The Gray Whale I — Eyes on the Wild

[This is the first of a couple of posts on whales, as a result of a trip I just took to Baja California (which is in Mexico, as opposed to upper California which is in the USA). All the photos are taken from a small rocking boat, and the whales are usually not that close, […]

via Blue whales: the largest animal that ever lived — Eyes on the Wild

//pagead2.googlesyndication.com/pagead/js/adsbygoogle.js (adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); In the crystal-clear shallows of Cape Town, South Africa, a dwarf sperm whale (Kogia sima) was recently filmed attempting to flee an aggressive seal by releasing a ‘smoke bomb’ of dark, ink-like fluid. As the whale rushes away from its oncoming predator and towards the shore, its wake suddenly […]

via Incredibly Rare Footage Shows a Dwarf Sperm Whale Spray Ink as It Flees an Attack — INDIA NEWS

Port Hilford will house several previously captive belugas before the end of 2021. The Whale Sanctuary Project has selected a Port Hilford, Nova Scotia inlet to become the first North American whale sanctuary. This American-based charity plans to establish a seaside sanctuary where whales and dolphins can be rehabilitated or live permanently in an environment […]

via North America’s First Whale Sanctuary Will Be In Nova Scotia — FIELD TRIPPING

The BBC reports Scientists say they have seen a remarkable collection of blue whales in the coastal waters around the UK sub-Antarctic island of South Georgia. Their 23-day survey counted 55 animals – a total that is unprecedented in the decades since commercial whaling ended. Read full article at : ‘Astonishing’ blue whale numbers at South […]

via ‘Astonishing’ blue whale numbers at South Georgia  — Natural History Wanderings