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2015 are they in stone age? Stop pilot whales slaughter in Faroe Islands… 7 more words

Menopause: It's Not Just for Humans, Whales Like it Too

Did you know that menopause is one of nature’s greatest mysteries? Even more surprising, only three species go through menopause: humans, pilot whales and killer whales. 729 more words

New Jersey Tuna Fisherman Arrested For Killing Whale With World War II Russian Rifle

There is an amazing story about of New Jersey involving a dead pilot whale with a bullet wound on a beach, a World War II rifle, and some very determined federal investigators. 645 more words

Society

Long Finned Pilot Whale Encounter!

Today we were surrounded by a massive pod of long finned pilot whales (Globicephala melas). It was an amazing sight to see as the rode the massive swell. 112 more words

Research

New Zealand - Nelson, Abel Tasman & Golden Bay

After our few days in Wellington, we boarded the ferry across the ‘Cook straight’ to begin our time in the south island. The ferry was full, so unfortunately we could only find seats inside and in the area with no windows. 817 more words

Backpacking

Follow Up: 140 whales die after getting stranded on New Zealand beach

WELLINGTON, New Zealand (AP) – About 140 pilot whales that stranded themselves on a remote stretch of New Zealand beach have died, but conservation workers and volunteers are hoping the remaining 60 or so will survive after they managed to get them refloated, an official said Saturday. 229 more words

Humanity

Rescuers save 60 stranded whales on New Zealand beach

Image courtesy of the Department of Conservation (DOC)

Rescuers have saved 60 pilot whales after more than 100 died when they became stranded on a beach in New Zealand. 155 more words

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