Latest Predators Stories
The recent rash of shark attacks in the Hawaiian Islands may be explained by the migratory patterns described in a report recently published by the journal Ecology.
Scientists from Conservation International have discovered a new species of shark living in the waters of Indonesia. Unlike other sharks, however, this species has an unusual way of getting around; it walks.
Objective: To capture, tag, study and release 10-20 mature sharks for research and public safety over 30 days, in collaboration with top research institutions. CAPE
A report just published has revealed new details on how great white sharks can make non-stop voyages that extend to 2,500 miles or more.
Orcas, or killer whales, are found in every ocean in the world making them a global force to be reckoned with. They have remarkable social bonds and sophisticated hunting techniques that make them the top predators in the oceans.
Researchers from the University of Southern Denmark (SDU) have determined why harbor porpoise are doing so well in coastal and busy waters.
New research in the Journal of Marine Biology revealed previously unknown details about Great White sharks that roam the waters surrounding Hawaii.
Great whites have long been labeled as cold-blooded killers and man-eaters. But new research shows that these sharks actually scavenge whale carcasses for food from time to time.
Sharks played a key role in the lives of ancient Pacific islanders. Not only were these animals hunted as food, but their teeth were also used to create deadly weapons. Now researchers have discovered extinct sharks species based on these teeth.
Black bears were once distributed throughout Nevada, but subsequently vanished in the early 1900s. Due in a great part to conservation and management efforts, the bear population is increasing and rapidly reoccupying its former range.
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...
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...
- Pertaining to the surface or end opposite to the mouth in a radiate animal.