The anti-captivity campaign has made considerable ground at SeaWorld over the last few years, but clearly there’s a long way to go in the rest of the world. 47 more words
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Diving on the German High Seas Fleet Scrap Sites, Scapa Flow, Orkney
On Friday 17th February, marine archaeologists from Orkney Research Centre for Archaeology ( 295 more words
On May 13, 1955, 17 killer whales washed up on Paraparaumu Beach, New Zealand. The stranding attracted extra attention because of the whales’ strange appearances. Instead of the sleek, streamlined bodies of typical killer whales, these ones had large bulbous foreheads, almost like a pilot whale, and where killer whales generally display large, white eye-patches, these stranded whales had tiny post-ocular eye markings. 1,869 more words
A new group has formed to represent what it calls the majority voice of Alberta’s outdoor enthusiasts.
The Outdoor Recreation Council of Alberta (ORCA) launched Thursday to represent the interests of those involved in non-motorized activities on crown land. 311 more words
As the sun rises an announcement plays over the ship’s tannoy, advising guests that two Orca are feeding off the starboard bow. They are feeding on a green sea turtle, which they will play with before they eat in order to disorientate it. 38 more words