For many decades, it has been well documented that other animals, particularly dolphins, whales, and sea turtles, are also caught in fishing nets. In fact, it is estimated that bycatch(non-target animals who are caught in fishing nets) amounts for a whopping 40 percent of
July 18 (UPI) — A man vacationing with his family off Australia captured the moment a humpback whale breached and nearly landed on a small boat. Mark Collins said he was on vacation with his family near Exmouth, Western Australia, when
Whales are huge. Even the smallest of them, the pygmy right whale, can reach 20 feet, while the blue whale, the largest of the baleen whales, can stretch to about 105 feet, and some will get a bit larger. But
This huge whale carcass was spotted washed up on a British beach. Government specialists have reportedly been notified after the mammal – thought to be a baleen whale – was spotted at Hartland Quay on the North Devon Heritage Coast.