Which is the most rare of the large whales?

July 6, 2017

Living in the cold waters of the North Pacific Ocean from Japan and Russia to Alaska and British Columbia, the North Pacific Right Whale is, unfortunately, considered to be the rarest of all the large […]

Do any whales crossbreed?

May 9, 2017

Yes, but it is uncommon. It is so unusual, in fact, that less than six sightings of hybrid whales have been confirmed and all of them were individuals in the rorqual, or largest, whale group. […]

Which species is largest of the beaked whales?

January 26, 2017

Also called the Giant Bottlenose Whale, the Baird’s Beaked Whale (Berardius bairdii)  is the largest of all the beaked whales reaching up to 40 feet (13 m) and 26,000 pounds (12,000 kg). There are 22 […]

Why are vaquitas disappearing?

October 23, 2017

By Amber Friend Why are Vaquita Disappearing? Vaquitas largest threat is a large fishing net called a “gillnet”. Fishermen use the gillnet to catch shrimp and fish. Sometimes the fisherman unintentionally catch the vaquitas in […]

1 2 3 19