Humpback whale

Humpback whales learn songs just like humans do: Study

Humpback whales learn songs just like humans do: Study

Learning new songs is a form of what is known as 'social learning', where individual animals learn behaviours from each other rather than having them passed on from one generation to another genetically.

Jul 26, 2017, 00:23 AM IST
Humpback whale stranded in Moriches Bay to possibly be euthanised: Reports

Humpback whale stranded in Moriches Bay to possibly be euthanised: Reports

One local even tried dredging the sand to dig a canal to allow for deeper waters, however, due to safety, the police and the coast guard have kept them away.

Nov 23, 2016, 21:18 PM IST
Fully grown humpback whale leaps into the air; photographer records close-up footage!

Fully grown humpback whale leaps into the air; photographer records close-up footage!

They stick to themselves and barely reveal themselves around humans, which is the reason that makes the video you are about to watch, extremely priceless.

Oct 12, 2016, 20:09 PM IST
Stranded humpback whale in Australia swims back to sea!

Stranded humpback whale in Australia swims back to sea!

The whales had managed to free themselves but before long the mother was again stuck closer to the shore on Friday.

Oct 07, 2016, 13:18 PM IST
Humpback whale entangled in shallow waters since August finally swims free! - Watch video

Humpback whale entangled in shallow waters since August finally swims free! - Watch video

The 12-metre whale had come very close to the beach in just about one-metre water when it became entangled in the net. 

Sep 21, 2016, 12:39 PM IST
Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video

Captured: Witness 70 tiger sharks ripping apart a dead whale! - Watch video

The video is actually a drone footage that was captured by Eco Abrolhos, an island tour company.  

May 22, 2016, 18:42 PM IST
Watch video: Check out the story behind an incredible whale rescue!

Watch video: Check out the story behind an incredible whale rescue!

Weighed down by a 3000-pound anchor and tight binding ropes set as traps by poachers, a humpback whale was spotted by crab fishermen in the middle of the sea, who immediately reported the matter to the Marine Mammal Center.

Apr 25, 2016, 17:59 PM IST
Seal spotted surfing humpback whale in Australia

Seal spotted surfing humpback whale in Australia

Australian photographer Robyn Malcolm managed to captured the remarkable moment when a seal hitched a ride on the back of a humpback whale.

Sep 18, 2015, 21:37 PM IST

Brazil`s humpback whale population triples

The population of humpback whales has tripled in Brazil over the past decade, to the point that they now number some 10,000, a research institute said.

Sep 04, 2012, 10:03 AM IST

Southern Ocean humpbacks sing different tunes

Scientists have found that humpback whales on both sides of the southern Indian Ocean sing different tunes.

Feb 02, 2012, 20:43 PM IST