Whales are amazing creatures. They take the form of a fish, live exclusively in the water, but are definitely mammals. Some of them are the biggest known animals to inhabit Earth and they live long lives. Here are weird and little-known fun facts about whales that prove they are a wonder of nature.
Bowhead whales live in the Arctic, break through ice to breathe, and sing intriguing and beautiful songs. They have a large head with a huge, bow-shaped mouth.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the Gray Whale. It examines the Gray Whales's behavioral patterns, habitat, geographical range, as well as the animal's natural prey and predators.
This article explores the characteristics and traits of Humpback Whales. It examines the animal's behavioral patterns, reproductive process, habitat, as well as its natural prey and predators.
Pacific white-sided dolphins are intelligent and very social animals. This article describes the lives of the wild dolphins and of some rescued animals in captivity.
The frilled shark is a strange, deep-sea fish with a wide head, a huge mouth, and a long, eel-like body. The fish is caught as bycatch in some areas, which is a concern.
Blue whales inhabit every ocean of our modern world. Their future existence is in question. This article will inform you about at least 35 important facts regarding the history and current status of blue whales.
The killer whales that visit the Salish Sea in summer are in trouble. The group is endangered. One reason is lack of salmon to eat, but there may be others.
Pyrosomes are elongated, thimble-shaped creatures that swim in the ocean and are bioluminescent. A pyrosome is actually a colony of small animals called tunicates.
Chimaeras are strange fish that are sometimes known as ratfish, rabbitfish, elephant fish, or rhinochimaeras. The lines on their surface often look like seams.
Octopuses have fascinating abilities. Some have fins that help them move. Others demonstrate intelligence. The genome of one species is very unusual.
Pygmy seahorses are tiny animals that are often less than an inch in length. Some have amazing features that disguise them and protect them from discovery.
This article explores the traits and characteristics of the Blue Marlin; focusing on its behavioral patterns, reproductive habits, habit, and natural prey.
Coral bleaching is an event in which corals lose their pigment and main source of food. It often causes corals to die. Oxybenzone in sunscreens may contribute to coral bleaching.
Eels resemble a cross between a worm and a snake. The weirdness doesn't end there. Eels could be responsible for several unsolved mysteries and also lead interesting lives.