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The release of the findings of the survey, which was undertaken by the Whale Unit of the University of Pretoria's Mammal Research Institute, comes as the city’s tourism industry is already puzzled by the sudden departure of great white sharks from False Bay.
A young whale calf was freed after becoming entangled in fishing rope lines near Millers Point between Simon's Town and Cape Point on Saturday.
Scientists said the curvier's beaked whale died from 'gastric shock,' and it was the most plastic they'd ever seen in a whale.
A new-born whale calf was freed from a shark net near the Australian coast.
Tourists got the surprise of their lives when they saw this spectacular scene of nine male humpback whales chasing a female in the Whitsunday Islands.
A federal agency will designate waters around Hawaii as protected critical habitat for endangered false killer whales.
How do bowhead whales in the unbroken darkness of the Arctic's polar winter keep busy during breeding season?
More than 150 whales have become stranded in Hamelin Bay in western Australia, and only 15 of them were still alive.
Japan's whaling fleet has returned home after killing 333 whales in the Antarctic, achieving its goal for the second year under a revised research whaling programme.
The grim task of clearing hundreds of washed-up whale carcasses was under way in New Zealand, with the beach closed over fears the bodies will fill with gas and explode as they decompose.
The National Council of SPCAs has threatened to institute prosecutions for whales that are caught in octopus traps as bycatch.
Paleontologists discovered an ancient whale off the coast of Peru that had four legs and could walk on land.
Every year, tens of thousands of beluga whales come to frolic and mate in Hudson Bay, Canada.
Tempers flared at the International Whaling Commission on Thursday as it voted to back a Brazilian proposal which would safeguard the marine mammals in perpetuity, after a bitter debate.
A navy ship travelled for three and a half hours to help a whale badly tangled in a fishing net.
Is it a blue whale or not? The slaughter in Iceland of what is claimed was a member of the endangered species has triggered outrage and left experts puzzled about its true identity.
North Atlantic right whales are facing the threat of extinction within a generation, and the movement to preserve them is trying to come up with new solutions.
As unlikely as it may seem, your drive to the supermarket is responsible for a lot of noise pollution in our oceans – and a lot of stress to marine life as a result.
A new group of 240 whales has become beached in biggest stranding on record as volunteers struggle to return animals to sea.
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