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Humpback whales ( Megaptera novaengliae ) are the most abundant baleen whale in the nearshore waters around the Antarctic Peninsula. They, along with millions of penguins, seals, seabirds, and other whales, feed primarily on...
Killer whales ( Orcinus orca ) are master hunters, using speed, camouflage, and...
In honor of Mother's Day, the Citizens of the Sea blog salutes ocean-going...
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Illustrator Drew Christie created this light-hearted short film about how humans could really learn something from whales. Check it out and learn about all the different cetaceans and our commonalities, such as a shared love for...
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West Indian Manatees, Trichechus manatus , are found in warm, shallow...

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Stretching up to 16.8 meters (55 feet) long and weighing up to 62 tons (70 tons), the North Atlantic right whale is one of...
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