229 Results From "marine mammal "

To find out the age of dolphins, ask their poop
Science

To find out the age of dolphins, ask their poop

an otter eating while floating on its back
Environment

Female sea otters use tools more than males

a black and white orca whale leaps out of the ocean while hunting a sea lion. another whale is surfacing near by.
Environment

How crafty orca whales hunt near submarine canyons

two white beluga whales at the surface of the water
Environment

Toothed whales traded chewing for echolocation to evolve

A killer whale in the Salish Sea is observed harassing a porpoise, a behavior that has long perplexed scientists.
Environment

Why are these orcas harassing porpoises? Scientists have 3 theories.

a long and lean sei whale swimming in the ocean
Animals

Dozens of rare, endangered whales spotted off the coast of Martha’s Vineyard

Sleeping elephant seals on a California beach
Environment

Seals snooze during 20-minute ‘sleeping dives’ to avoid predators

The truth behind animal resistance memes
Environment

The truth behind animal resistance memes

killer whale jumping out of water an orca
Environment

The fascinating truth about killer whales

Multicolored soldierfish swimming past a reef
Environment

Fish populations thrive near marine protected areas—and so do fishers

An orange Chaunacops fish swimming in the waters of Chile’s Nazca-Desventuradas Marine Park.
Environment

See the strange new species discovered near Chile—with the help of a deep-diving sea robot

A dolphin breaching near a fisherman standing in the water in Laguna, Brazil.
Environment

When humans and dolphins fish together, they both win

Critically endangered right whales are losing the battle against fishing boats
Environment

Critically endangered right whales are losing the battle against fishing boats

When wolves hunt otters on this Alaskan island, deer suffer
Environment

When wolves hunt otters on this Alaskan island, deer suffer

Dolphins that learn to approach people for an easy meal will often hang around fishing boats.
Environment

Stop feeding the dolphins—seriously

Common bottlenose dolphins swimming in Coffee Bay in South Africa.
Environment

Drones are following dolphins to spy on their complex social lives

There are thousands of holes at the bottom of the sea
Environment

There are thousands of holes at the bottom of the sea

Sunset over pacific ocean
Environment

The Pacific heat blob’s aftereffects are still warping ocean ecosystems

a close up of a brown-colored frog called Haddadus binotatus
Environment

Humans can’t hear these frogs screaming

tail of a humpback whale in the ocean sticking out of the waves
Technology

Why scientists are tracking whale tails with AI