Rush to rescue stranded whale in Australia

Australian authorities struggled to rescue a beached baby whale today and were forced to suspend the operation as fading light hampered efforts to return it to sea.

Humpback whales spend winter in Antarctica

Researchers have found that not all Southern Hemisphere humpback whales migrate towards the equator at the end of the Antarctic summer.

Whales display human-like ability to learn from each other

Humpback whales are able to pass on hunting techniques to each other, just as humans do, new research has found.

Humpback whales pass on hunting tips like humans

Humpback whales pass on hunting techniques to each other just like humans do, a new study has revealed.

Whales have trendy tunes too!

Male humpback whales modify their songs to differ from their rivals during courtship.