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Whale Poop

Underwater Photographer Gets Caught in a Sperm Whale 'Poopnado,' Brings Back Photos

DL Cade | Posted 01.23.2015 | Travel
DL Cade

There's a story behind every photograph -- some are inspirational, some are harrowing, some others are just downright crazy. Drone and underwater phot...

Why Is Sperm Whale Poop So Valuable?

Posted 02.16.2012 | Green

From Mother Nature Network's Bryan Nelson: If you were asked to picture a treasure-hunting beachcomber, you'd probably imagine an old man wielding ...

Whale Poop Feeds The Ocean

Discovery News | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

It wasn't long ago that researchers first confirmed that whales contributed to ocean ecology even after death, their carcasses landing on the seabed a...

Whale Poop Analyzed For Clues To Orca Decline

AP | PHUONG LE | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

SEATTLE — Using a trained dog to sniff for poop and petri dishes attached to long poles, scientists are analyzing killer whales' scat and breath...