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Whales Feeding and Diet

When considering the feeding habits and diet of whales, it is essential to differentiate between toothed whales and baleen whales. Toothed Whales (Odontoceti)Toothed whales, as their name implies, have teeth, which are...

Whales Surface Behaviour

The surfacing behaviour of whales is fascinating, since these reveal much about the communication and nature of the animals that are usually concealed below the surface of the water. Of course,...

Dolphins

Dolphins are cetaceans, which means that they are marine mammals that are in the same class as whales and porpoises. They are known for being extremely intelligent and there are many...

Seals

Seals are of the Pinniped order, which means that they are “fin-footed”. They have two flippers in the front (forelimbs) and two at the back (hind limbs), with which they swim...

Whales Family Structure Introduction

Whales, like humans, have formal family structures to which they adhere with loyalty. They interact with one another, communicate, train, learn and even mourn as a close-knit family. Being such intelligent...

Whales Family Structure Calves

A baby whale is referred to as a calf from the time of its birth until it has been weaned. Thereafter, it is often referred to as a juvenile cow or...
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