killer whales

Beaked Whales Use Coordinated Stealth Mode To Evade Killer Orcas

Beaked Whales Use Coordinated Stealth Mode To Evade Killer Orcas

Beaked whales are elite when it comes to their deep diving, but their echolocating clicks expose them to a dangerous predator: orcas. New research shows that groups of beaked whales can reduce predation risk by coordinating deep dives and stealthy ascents.

Captive Orca Whales Are So Bored They’re Destroying Their Teeth

Captive Orca Whales Are So Bored They’re Destroying Their Teeth

An investigation into the oral health of captive orca whales is raising serious concerns about the health and welfare of these majestic creatures. Out of boredom and frustration, many of the whales turn to chewing on concrete and steel tank surfaces, causing wear and tear that leads to further problems.