Tag: Feeding

Earth's Early Ecosystem More Complex Than Thought

An international team of scientists has discovered that ancient marine organisms known as Tribrachidium were able to feed on particles in the water through a process called suspension feeding. This suggests that early large and complex creatures likely had more complicated ecosystems that what was initially thought.

Earth/Environment December 1, 2015

Blue Whales Use 'Efficient Foraging Strategies': New Study Reveals Feeding Secrets Of Gentle Giants

A new study has found that blue whales conserve their energy by not feeding when krill counts are low, instead waiting to dive for food when counts are much higher.

Animals October 3, 2015

Humpback Whales 'Sing Like a Choir' for Festive Dinner in Pitch-Black Ocean

Humpback Whales do not just sing to communicate with other whales. New study reveals their singing also play an important role when they hunt for prey at the bottom of the sea.

Animals December 19, 2014

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