Getting entangled in fishing gear can be life-threatening for whales.
Find out everything there is to know about whales and stay updated on the latest whale news with the comprehensive articles, interactive features and whale pictures at LiveScience.com. Learn more about these fascinating creatures as scientists continue to make amazing discoveries about whales.
The western Pacific gray whale once seemed destined for extinction. Now it supports a booming tourism trade.
Graduate student Eric Keen did more than conduct research during his time in the fjords of British Columbia.
When you breathe in air, the air travels from your nose, down your trachea (windpipe), and into your lungs.
Four rescued baby pilot whales have been taken to SeaWorld Orlando after washing up on a Florida beach.
Whale sharks are known to be the largest of their kind and can grow up to 40 feet and weigh unto 15 tons.