Massive whale beached in southern Nicaragua
Massive whale beached in southern Nicaragua

A huge whale was stranded on a white sand beach on Nicaragua's southern Pacific coast, despite efforts by dozens of tourists and residents to get it back to sea.

70-foot whale found dead in Karachi

The dead body of a 70-foot whale has been washed ashore the coastal belt of Pakistan`s commercial hub Karachi today.

Rare whale fossil pulled from California backyard

A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard.
Paleontologist Howell Thomas of the Natural History Museum of Los Angeles County says the 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist.

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.

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.

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.

Scientists solve mystery of whale graveyard in Chile

Scientists claim to have solved the mystery of an ancient fossilised graveyard of whales discovered about three years ago in Chile.

Mass whale stranding on New Zealand coast

Pilot whales are the most common species of whale seen in New Zealand waters. 

11 whales found dead in southwest Florida

Eleven whales presumed to be from the pod that was stranded last week in southwest Florida were found dead over the weekend in the lower Florida Keys, officials said.

Surfer knocked unconscious by whale at Bondi Beach

A surfer felt lucky to be alive after he had been knocked unconscious by a whale on Sunday morning while surfing at Bondi Beach in Sydney.

Whale calf gets trapped in fishing net, dies

A whale calf which got trapped in a fishing net off nearby Vedaranyam coast died as efforts by fishermen to save it failed, officials said on Monday.

Dwarf whale survived well into Ice Age

A dwarf baleen whale from Northern California avoided extinction far longer than previously thought and well into Ice Age, researchers, detailing its fossil, have found.

Calorie-rich diet key to survival of whales and dolphins

Survival of whales and dolphins depends on the right kind of high-energy diet and not just any prey will do, scientists say.

Search on for entangled whale off Calif. Coast

Boats and helicopters scoured the Southern California waters Wednesday for a 40-foot gray whale that became tangled in fishing line while migrating the wrong way.

Japan to release 3 Oz activists who boarded whaler

Australia maintains the annual whale hunts violate Japan`s international obligations and is seeking a ruling by the ICJ.

24 whales euthanised in New Zealand

A pod of 24 whales was euthanised after the authorities realised it was difficult to save them considering the weather conditions.

Record-breaking whale swims 9,800 kms

A female humpback whale has astonished marine biologists by swimming over 9,800 kilometres.

Over 40 whales die on New Zealand beach

More than 40 pilot whales died Wednesday after a pod of about 80 stranded themselves on a New Zealand beach.

`Sea monster` was real; fossils unearthed

The new find in Peru`s Pisco basin leaves no doubt that Leviathan existed.

India to satellite tag whale sharks for genetic analysis

The environment ministry has given its nod to satellite tag individuals of the species and collect tissue samples for genetic analysis.