Humpback whales may enjoy rolling around in seaweed as a form of play, but "kelping" could also help maintain their skin health by removing parasites and bacteria.
New footage shows, for the first time, how humpbacks scrub off dead skin and parasites to stay streamlined and keep their skin healthy.
Humpback whales are iconic members of the baleen whale family thanks to their breathtaking breaches and hauntingly beautiful songs.
A dead white humpback whale was recently found on a remote beach in Australia. However, experts say the animal is not an albino.
A pod of orcas frees an entangled humpback whale off Western Australia. But were they really trying to rescue it?
A whale that was found belly-up on a New York beach likely died of injuries caused by interactions with people.
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