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The killer whale named Tilikum, who made headlines after killing his trainer at SeaWorld in 2010, has a respiratory infection that may ultimately take the orca's life, at age 35. But compared with its counterparts in the wild, the aquarium showstopper has
Behemoth whales whose tails are often seen in large numbers slapping the water off Hawaii during the winters have been slow in reaching the Aloha State. Some onlookers had labeled the Hawaii humpbacks as "missing."
Two long-finned whales died after flatfish got stuck in their blowholes and suffocated the giant mammals. The whales may have followed a sick "friend" to unfamiliar waters in the south North Sea and there they were forced to eat unfamiliar food.