iOS app Android app

Sperm Whale

PHOTO: You Wouldn't Want To Be Stuck Behind This Truck

Posted 01.25.2014 | Green

A massive sperm whale was laid to rest in a landfill recently after being transported from its stranding site in the bed of a tractor-trailer -- an od...

Tragic End For Beached Whale

Posted 11.01.2013 | Green

There would be no happy ending for the emaciated-looking sperm whale that beached itself near Tampa, Fla., on Thursday morning. The 30-foot whale w...

WATCH: Swimmers Attempt To Ride Dying Whale

Posted 12.21.2012 | Miami

Sunday morning, a South Florida woman spotted a whale off the coast of Pompano Beach. As she watched what she described as the whale trying to beach i...

8 Surprisingly Misnamed Animals

Posted 10.17.2012 | Green

From Vetstreet's Linda Lombardi: Animal names . . . you just can't trust them. Sure, the yellow-bellied sapsucker has a yellow tummy and eats sa...

Giant Squid's Basketball-Sized Eyes Serve Life-Saving Function

Posted 03.16.2012 | Science

Giant squid have the largest eyes on Earth, about the size of a basketball—but why do they need such big peepers? So they can see a sperm whale in t...

Whale-Eating Whale DISCOVERED At Coastal Desert In Peru

msn.com | Larry O'Hanlon | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

The massive skull and jaw of a 13-million-year-old sperm whale has been discovered eroding from the windblown sands of a coastal desert of Peru. ...

Dead Whale Found South Of BP Oil Spill: Sperm Whale Is First Dead Whale Spotted By Feds

AP | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

NEW ORLEANS — A dead sperm whale has been found floating 77 miles south of the massive oil spill in the Gulf of Mexico. According to a news rel...