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Taiji will continue to hunt small whales and dolphins despite project
Team of six bottlenoses will use impeccable hearing and sonar capabilities to mark devices dropped during conflicts in the region
Model makers and engineers working for the BBC have created a mechanical shoal disguised as 14 different types of sea creature – each capable of filming underwater.
Survey of the nation's coastal waters reveals the first sighting this year of the giant marine animal
New study shows that the mammals have the longest social memory of any non-human species
Safety report reveals that rises in chlorine in the pool where they perform their popular Splash show has caused deterioration in their vision
A £2,000 reward has been offered to trace suspects who killed a young dolphin in a hit-and-run boating incident.
Hundreds of starving sea lion pups are washing up on beaches in Southern California, overwhelming rescue centres and leaving scientists scrambling to figure out why.
Ingenious use for an unwanted royal tribute – offload it on a passing tsar
Sudan says he's an Israeli operative – but his handlers say he's too easily distracted for that. Matthew Kalman reports on a spy thriller
Some dolphins used by the US Navy to track down mines will soon lose their jobs to robots – but they will be reassigned, not retired.
Acoustic analysis of the sounds made by a beluga whale revealed remarkable similarities to human speech patterns, indicating that the whale was trying to “reach out” to his human captors
A resurgent seal population is ganging up on the world's smallest penguin
Scientists and Peruvian officials are investigating a mass die-off of hundreds of dolphins along the South American country's coast.
Direct flights to these Atlantic islands have resumed.