Whaling
Whaling is the hunting of whales primarily for meat, oil, and blubber. Its earliest forms date to at least circa 3000 BC. Various coastal communities have long histories of subsistence whaling and har...
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This family called the cops on some whales! 😂😂
This family called the cops on some whales!
Who loves whales?
Who loves whales?
Don't shove him off, that guy deserves to...
Don't shove him off, that guy deserves to live! Credit: storyful
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Intruder alert... Pacific Eagle Air Cam - Camera Drone Specialists
HUGE whale spotted near Statue of Liberty in New York City
A large whale was spotted near the Statue of Liberty Thursday morning, according to the United States Coast Guard.
Whales Mourn Their Dead, Just Like Us
Seven six species of the marine mammals have been seen clinging to the dead body of a likely friend or relative, a new study says.
Japan To Resume Whaling In Antarctic Despite Court Ruling
Japan decides to resume hunting whales in the Antarctic after a break of more than a year despite a ruling by the International Court of Justice. The Japanese government says it has taken into account...
Sperm Whales Develop Culture, Regional Accents
A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects. Some of the most intelligent animals can be found, not on ...
The strongest whale in the world
Some animals just look strong. Male gorillas parade their ripped muscular bodies, while elephants are capable of great displays of power, such as tipping over trees. But the strongest animals in the w...
Whales Use 'Bungee-Cord' Nerves To Capture Fish - And Their Onlinelies Inflate Like 'Water Balloons' As They Swallow Shoals Of Prey
Rorqual whales have nerves in their mouth that stretch 'like a bungee cord' to help the animals hunt fish. The elastic nerves, which can more than double their length, allow the whales to turn their b...
Rare Video Footage Shows How Sperm Whales Sleep
You ever wondered how a whale sleeps? Based on research, scientists have concluded that sperm whales actually sleep with both sides of the brains for short periods of time. Because they must come b...
Whaling - Dismantling of the whale
和田漁港、鯨の解体です fishing Wada, Chiba Prefecture, Japan.
Ambergris - Man finds (valuable) whale vomit on English beach
Just because something's gross doesn't mean it isn't valuable. Case in point: Whale vomit. A man taking his dog for a walk on the beach came across a pile of (maybe! hopefully!) whale regurgitation. N...
Whaling - Activists off to whale battlefront
Mr MacLean said the journey to the whaling battlefields would take four to 10 days. He said the activists did not know where the Japanese whalers were. ...
History of whaling
The history of whaling is very extensive, stretching back for millennia. This article discusses the history of whaling up to the commencement of the International Whaling Commission (IWC) moratorium ...
History of whaling - Wikipedia
Nantucket Whaling Museum
The Nantucket Whaling Museum is a museum located in Nantucket, Massachusetts, dedicated to the history of whaling. It is run by the Nantucket Historical Association.
The museum houses a large coll...
Sperm whaling
Sperm whaling is the hunting of sperm whales for a substance called spermaceti which was used in cosmetics, leatherworking, and lubricants.
The head of the sperm whale is filled with a waxy liquid...
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Whale
Whale (origin Old English hwæl from Proto-Germanic *hwalaz) is the common name for various marine mammals of the order Cetacea. The term whale sometimes refers to all cetaceans, but more often it excl...
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Whaler
A whaler or whaling ship is a specialized ship, designed for whaling, the catching and/or processing of whales. The former includes the whale catcher – a steam or diesel-driven vessel with a harpoon g...
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Explosive harpoon
The explosive harpoon is a device used by whalemen to kill whales efficiently and without poison. As soon as the harpoon is thrown into the whale and fastened to it the wooden pin is broken by the po...
Whale meat
Whale meat is the flesh of whales used for consumption by humans or other animals, and broadly includes other consumed parts as blubber, skin, and organs. It is prepared in various ways, and has histo...
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Cetacean bycatch
Cetacean bycatch is the incidental capture of non-target cetacean species such as dolphins, porpoises, and whales by fisheries. Bycatch can be caused by entanglement in fishing nets and lines, or dire...
Cetacean bycatch - Wikipedia
Whaling controversy
The whaling controversy is the international environmental and ethical debate over whale hunting. The debate has focused on issues of sustainability and conservation as well as ownership and national ...
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Harpoon
A harpoon is a long spear-like instrument used in fishing, whaling, sealing, or other marine hunting to catch fish or large marine mammals such as whales. It accomplishes this task by impaling the tar...
Harpoon - Wikipedia