A new study found that great white sharks, no matter how tough they seem, cower in the presence of killer whales. Researchers revealed that whenever a killer whale shows up, great white sharks leave hunting grounds.
Animals April 18, 2019
Has J50 already died? Authorities are growing concerned as she has not been seen for days. The authorities are to remain alert even after the active search has already ended.
Animals September 16, 2018
NOAA said that it might have to capture J50, a sick orca, in order to perform a physical examination and determine an effective treatment. The health of the marine mammal has been declining in the past few weeks.
Animals September 13, 2018
Researchers found that orcas in captivity incurred significant damage to their teeth from chewing on concrete and steel. The behavior is likely amplified by boredom and anxiety from captivity.
Animals October 13, 2017
An adult killer whale from a small group of whales in Scotland was found dead last year. Analysis of her blubber shows the highest ever recorded PCB toxicity levels in a marine mammal.
Animals May 5, 2017
Rare video footage of a male killer whale launching a Pacific harbor seal several feet into the air was captured by a local filmmaker in British Columbia. The clip of the amazing scene has now become viral online.
Earth/Environment October 30, 2015
The cult horror comic 'Hack/Slash' is heading to the small screen, to be written by Skip Woods.
Movies/TV Shows October 16, 2015
The California Coastal Commission has put a ban on breeding captive killer whales as one of its conditions to get approval for fish tank expansion. Marine animal park SeaWorld plans to file legal action against this.
Animals October 16, 2015
An Oregon community used a fake orca to try to ward off large numbers of sea lions that threaten Astoria's fishing industry. Unfortunately, the motorized boat capsized on the day of its launch.
Animals June 7, 2015
Lolita, a killer whale that has been living for over four decades in the Miami Seaquarium, has received endangered protection. The killer whale will, however, remain at the facility.
Earth/Environment February 5, 2015
A pod of orcas staying around Puget Sound has a baby after two and a half years. The new killer whale named J-50 is now more than one week old.
Animals January 7, 2015
After the release of a documentary that allegedly shows the mistreatment of orcas in SeaWorld San Diego, a lawmaker has proposed a bill to ban the use of killer whales in performances. However, San Diego's mayor has spoken out against the proposal.
Earth/Environment March 9, 2014
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