When a Bird is the Walruses’ Toy

When a Bird is the Walruses’ Toy

The title might seem striking at first, but not when you know about a number of Scientists’ new observation; young walruses engaging in complex play rarely seen in nonprimates. According to a...
Mexico scrambles to save world’s smallest porpoise

Mexico scrambles to save world’s smallest porpoise

Mexican authorities and scientists are scrambling to save the world’s smallest porpoise, the vaquita marina, from extinction, capturing illegal “ghost” fishing nets while hoping to...
Whales in the wild: rare gem amid Thailand mass tourism

Whales in the wild: rare gem amid Thailand mass tourism

Piercing the water’s surface with its almond-shaped mouth, a giant Bryde’s whale opens wide for one, two, three seconds, gulping in anchovies as a boatload of awed tourist look on in the Gulf of...
Scientists confirm largest die-off of corals recorded

Scientists confirm largest die-off of corals recorded

A new study has found that higher water temperatures have ravaged the Great Barrier Reef, causing the worst coral bleaching recorded by scientists. In the worst-affected area, 67% of a 700km swath...
Seal ‘attacks surfers’ in rare Australia encounter

Seal ‘attacks surfers’ in rare Australia encounter

An aggressive seal has bitten a surfer and knocked another man off his board at a popular Sydney beach in a “freak occurrence“, a report said today. Nathan Shepherd underwent surgery on his arm...

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