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Bottlenose dolphins tossing jellyfish! But why?

Bottlenose dolphins tossing jellyfish! But why?

Apparently, bottlenose dolphins enjoy batting jellyfish around. Keith Rittmaster captured some great shots of the action near Shackleford Banks and the News and Observer's Mitchell Willetts wrote an article about it in December 2020.

Rice’s Whale – A newly named species

Rice’s Whale – A newly named species

There’s a newly named species of whale that you won’t find on any posters or in any books… yet. It’s Rice’s whale, endemic to US waters and highly endangered. The entire 37' skeleton of the specimen (adult male) representing this new species was brought to the...

Music Whale – A Musician and His Whale Skeleton

Music Whale – A Musician and His Whale Skeleton

While jogging on a Wellfleet, Massachusetts beach after work one day in 1971, a young music teacher stumbled upon the partially buried skeletal remains of a long-finned pilot whale.   He collected all the bones and discovered that the bones, played like a xylophone,...