Omura's whales are 12 metres long and have previously never been seen alive
The sperm whale's stomach contained plastic bags and fishing nets
Scientists believe the Sei whale may have died of old age
The substance is used to preserve the scent of perfume
The Icelandic beer has been launched in association with a whaling company to mark a festival to the Norse god Thor
Experts said that while other species have been found to have conjoined twins, the find is ‘without any precedent’ among gray whales
Anti-whaling activists Sea Shepherd say they shot the footage showing dead whales in pools of blood
Sea Shepherd would aim to scupper missions by any means, whether it was throwing foul-smelling acid or sinking ships. At what point did you join?
It was the size of a bus, and sea-loving Bishan Rajapakse came off worst
Necklaces made from whale ivory and fish hooks of ivory, pearl and turtle shell were part of a lavish system of gifts between Fiji’s chiefs and their first British governor in the nineteenth century.
Malcolm Clarke was an international expert on two animals which remain among the most mysterious on the planet: the sperm whale and the giant squid. He spent most of his adult life pursuing these creatures, from the whaling grounds of the Antarctic,to the deep waters off the Azores – the remote archipelago where he lived latterly, within daily sight of his subjects.
Why would any self-respecting person want to go on a website and detail their sexual conquests?
Why go in 2013? A last chance to beat the crowds
A deep-blue eyeball the size of a grapefruit washed up on a Florida beach has left wildlife experts puzzled.
The French are known to like their beef, and they also like their wine. In the southern village of Lunel-Viel, in the Hérault department in southern France, some farmers have taken the next step and are feeding wine to their beef cattle on the principle that if French beef tastes good now, it can only improve with a bottle of Saint-Geniès des Mourgues.
The giant tortoise's demise means his kind are extinct. Michael McCarthy pays tribute and asks which species is next