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
Hundreds of dolphins are killed in a remote Japanese bay during hunting season. The town argues it is an important tradition, but conservationists maintain the bloody practice is inhumane
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?
Taiji will continue to hunt small whales and dolphins despite project
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?
The Lonely Planet Adventure: There's no need for a cage when you share the water with these giant creatures
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
Controversial plans to shotgun-blast the nests of buzzards to help out pheasant shooters were abruptly dropped by the Government yesterday, 24 hours after they were extensively highlighted and criticised in i.