On World Oceans Day, we take a deeper dive into the fascinating world of marine mammals. National Geographic News
Just like with humans, the skin on marine mammals serves as an important line of defense against pathogens in their environment. A new study sheds
Researchers attached cameras to humpback whales and found that they flap their flippers to help power forward swimming. — Read more on ScientificAmerican.com Scientific
One of only a few white whales known to the world, watch this gorgeous creature as he swims near Sydney on his way to Antarctica.
Humpback whales flap their foreflippers like penguins or sea lions, researchers have discovered. This unexpected observation helps explain whale maneuvering and could improve designs inspired
When Jeremy Goldbogen, an assistant professor of biology at Stanford University, affixed recording devices to humpback whales, it was with the hope of learning more
Scientists conducting the first circum-global assessment of mitochondrial DNA variation in the Southern Hemisphere’s humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae) have found that whales faithfully returning to