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Kyle Kittleson Launches Article and Video Claiming to Tell the Real Story About Operations and Animal Treatment at SeaWorld Los Angeles, CA (PRWEB) January 23,
SAN FRANCISCO, July 25, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- Sea World is responsible for the death of thousands of dolphins and whales, so states former Sea World biologist Dr. John Hall.
A new study shows that the population of false killer whales in waters close to Hawaii seems to have declined significantly over the past 20 years.
A new study of pygmy killer whales shows that those living off Hawaii tend to stay close to the islands and don't swim out to the open ocean, researchers said.
More than 100 pilot whales stranded on a beach at the top of New Zealand's South Island were refloated by volunteers on Wednesday and conservation officials in boats herded the mammals out to sea.
WELLINGTON (Reuters) - Hundreds of volunteers refloated more than 100 pilot whales stranded on a beach at the top of New Zealand's South Island on Wednesday and conservation authorities prepared to herd the mammals out to sea to keep them from returning.
Hundreds of volunteers, including tourists, struggled on Wednesday to save around 120 pilot whales stranded on a beach at the top of New Zealand's South Island.
Hundreds of volunteers worked throughout the day to free about 70 whales who stranded themselves on a beach near this Western Australian town.
A total of 115 whales and dolphins died after swimming onto beaches on two southern Australian islands, authorities said Tuesday as the search continued for more pods in danger.
The False Killer Whale (Pseudorca crassidens) is a cetacean and one of the larger members of the oceanic dolphin family (Delphinidae). It lives in temperate and tropical waters throughout the world. As its name implies the False Killer Whale shares characteristics with the more widely known orca ("killer whale"). The two species look somewhat similar and, like the orca, the False Killer Whale attacks and kills other cetaceans. Scientists have not extensively studied the False Killer Whale...
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