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ecotype d orcas
2015-01-10 13:13:51

While tracking a Nigerian poaching ship in the South Indian Ocean in late December, members of the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society (SSCS) captured what is being called the first video footage of rare Ecotype D Orcas ever recorded.

killer whales
2015-01-05 09:48:00

Killer whale biologists believe that at least one orca acted as a midwife during the recent birth of a calf. The birth of the calf was confirmed by Ken Balcomb of the Center for Whale Research.

Greenland shark
2014-12-19 10:52:31

A National Geographic researcher is startled to see a Greenland shark where none has ever been seen before: off Russia's Franz Josef Land. An underwater camera captured images of the shark, a species scientists know very little about.

Iberian orca
2014-12-02 04:00:06

After thousands of orca sitings off the coasts of Spain, Portugal and Morocco, scientists have finally identified where the whales are hunting for red tuna.

2014-11-12 23:03:06

Over 200 children ran the first annual ClearShark "Shark Sprint" kids' race as part of the Chesapeake Bay Bridge run weekend.

Megalodon
2014-10-27 05:26:49

An ancient 45- to 60-foot shark that resembled a larger version of the Great White shark, became extinct over two million years ago, and its death may have caused whales to grow to their current sizes.

2014-09-10 08:27:34

A Film That is Changing Our Country, One State at a Time SAN DIEGO, Sept.

Central North Atlantic Nursery Used By Young Blue Sharks
2014-08-15 03:01:23

Blue sharks may use the central North Atlantic as a nursery prior to males and females moving through the ocean basin in distinctly different patterns

whale shark
2014-08-05 06:11:35

The largest fish in the world, at more than 30 feet long, are the whale sharks. Researchers have gained a rare look into the world of these behemoths with a newly-discovered aggregation of juvenile whale sharks off the coast of Saudi Arabia.

2014-07-17 23:01:06

Jaw-some Fun Starting August 1, 2014 Charleston, S.C.


Latest Predators Reference Libraries

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2007-01-19 12:56:54

The bobcat (Lynx rufus, or commonly Felis rufus) is a wild cat native to North America. They are found mostly in the United States, southern Canada, and Northern Mexico. The bobcat is an adaptable animal that inhabits wooded areas as well as semi-desert, urban, and swampland environments. They live in a set home range that shifts in size with the season. They utilize several methods to mark their territorial boundaries including claw marks and deposits of urine or feces. In appearance, the...

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2006-08-16 20:52:41

The Orca or Killer Whale (Orcinus orca) is the largest member of the oceanic dolphin family Delphinidae. They are sometimes referred to as blackfish, a group including pilot whales, pigmy and false killer whales and melon headed whales. It is the second-most widely distributed mammal on Earth (after humans) and is found in all the world's oceans, from the frigid arctic regions to warm, tropical seas. It is also a versatile, deadly predator, eating fish, turtles, birds, seals, sharks and even...

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Word of the Day
postliminy
  • In Roman antiquity, the return of a person who had been banished, or taken prisoner by an enemy, to his old condition and former privileges.
  • In international law, that right by virtue of which persons and things taken by an enemy in war are restored to their former status when coming again under the power of the nation to which they belonged.
The word 'postliminy' comes from a Latin word meaning 'threshold'.