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UPDATE: Galveston's Beached Sperm Whale Unlikely to Survive
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, pygmy sperm whale, sperm whales, marine mammals, stranded whale, rescued, wildanimals, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2648 days ago -
A pygmy sperm whale found stranded in the surf early today probably is too ill to survive,an expert said. The whale's breathing was labored and it barely moved in the tank. Officials said they were waiting for a veterinarian to arrive to examine the whale
Sperm Whales Full of Pollutants
Animals  (tags: Sperm whales, Pollutants, Pacific Ocean, Environment )

- 2728 days ago -
Sperm whales throughout the Pacific Ocean carry evidence within their bodies of exposure to multiple man-made pollutants, according to a new Environmental Health Perspectives study.
Researchers Find 'Shocking' Levels of Metal Contaminants in the Bodies of Sperm Whales
Animals  (tags: animals, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, contaminants, sperm whales, protection, wildlife )

- 2891 days ago -
Sperm whales feeding even in the most remote reaches of Earth's oceans have built up stunningly high levels of toxic and heavy metals, according to American scientists who say the findings spell danger not only for marine life but for the millions of
Sperm Whales Use Babysitters for Young
Animals  (tags: animals, sperm whales, behaviours, AnimalWelfare, environment, habitat, protection, wildlife, wildanimals )

- 3269 days ago -
Mother sperm whales use organised babysitting sessions so they can go go hunting for food, scientists have discovered.
10 Whales Beached on Bali Island
Animals  (tags: bali, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, short finned pilot whales, deaths, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, sadness, protection )

- 3394 days ago -
Ten dead whales have washed ashore on Indonesia's resort island of Bali in recent weeks. Conservationists said Wednesday stormy weather and strong currents were probably to blame. Budi Adnyana from Bali's Conservation and Natural Resources Agency says
Rescue of Whales Stranded on Sandbank "Extremely Difficult'
Animals  (tags: tasmainia, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, stranded, death, rescue, extremely difficult, endangered, extinction, suffering, protection )

- 3409 days ago -
WILDLIFE officers are warning that the rescue of five whales beached on a sandbank in Tasmania's northwest will be extremely difficult. An estimated 43 sperm whales stranded near the mouth of the Duck River late on Thursday have already died. Tasma
Team in Australia Tries to Save 7 Stranded Sperm Whales
Animals  (tags: tasmania, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, stranded, pod of 45, 7 alive, endangered, extinction, death, suffering, protection )

- 3410 days ago -
HOBART, Australia -- Rescuers trying to keep seven stranded sperm whales alive said Friday they were having difficulty navigating numerous sandbars but hoped to move the animals out to sea at the next high tide. A team of six wildlife rangers continue
Singing Duets Helps Sperm Whales to Bond
Animals  (tags: hales, sperm whales, communication, song, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3495 days ago -
Sperm whales may take as much pleasure in singing well-timed duets as humans do. New underwater recordings have shown that the whales carefully coordinate their song to match the calls of their singing partner. The animals appear to enjoy singing to ea
VIDEO: Hero Dolphin Saves Whales
Animals  (tags: Dolphin, whales, sperm whales, wildlife, wildanimals, wildanimals, animals, GoodNews, goodnews, rescued )

- 3725 days ago -
March 13, 2008--A bottlenose dolphin that saved two pygmy sperm whales this week has long been a local star at its New Zealand beach home.
WITNESS-A Whale of a Time in the Indian Ocean
Animals  (tags: indian ocean, marine wildlife, whales, sperm whales, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat, humans )

- 3740 days ago -
Ed Harris has been reporting for Reuters in East Africa since May 2004, filing from Kenya, Djibouti, Eritrea, and the Indian Ocean region. A British citizen, he has been sending text, photos, and video from Mauritius for 18 months. Massaging in factor

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