Scientists counted 305 bodies and 32 skeletons
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 incredible image was captured from the tiny island of Lovund in central Norway after temperatures suddenly dipped, freezing the water and trapping the fish
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
(Clockwise from top left) 1. Straw hat, £6, matalan.co.uk
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.
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
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.