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Humpback Whale Feeding Frenzy Caught on Camera

Photo: Michael Sack/Sanctuary Cruises

Humpback Whale Feeding Frenzy Caught on Camera

Source: MailOnline/Chris Kitching - November 26, 2014

A group of tourists has had a wildlife encounter they will never forget while watching a humpback whale feeding frenzy that was caught on camera.
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Puffer Fish: A Poisonous Delicacy on Brink of Extinction

Photo: Scott and Paula Frier

Puffer Fish: A Poisonous Delicacy on Brink of Extinction

Source: CNBC/Robert Ferris - November 25, 2014

The star of a Japanese dish called fugu is a puffer fish that produces toxins so deadly that it can kill if prepared improperly. Yet the more…

‘Underwater Pompeii’ Discovered off Greek Island

Photo: Greece Culture Ministry

‘Underwater Pompeii’ Discovered off Greek Island

Source: Discovery News/Rossella Lorenzi - November 24, 2014

Remains of an ancient settlement, complete with a ruined pottery workshop, have been found on the bottom of the Aegean sea off the small island more…

Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

Photo: Perdido Beach Resort

Centenarian Sees Ocean For First Time

Source: BBC Newsbeat - November 21, 2014

Just weeks before turning 101, Ruby Holt has seen the ocean for the first time.
She has spent most of her life on a farm more…

Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

Photo: Sander van der Borch/Team Brunel

Coming Up in the Volvo Ocean Race

Source: Scuttlebutt Sailing News - November 20, 2014

(November 19, 2014; Day 1) – The second leg of the Volvo Ocean Race got underway in what may stand up as the most entertaining more…

Cleaning up the Marine National Monument in Hawaii

Photo: James Watt

Cleaning up the Marine National Monument in Hawaii

Source: Nature World News/Jenna Iacurci - November 18, 2014

The Papahānaumokuākea Marine National Monument in Hawaii, one of the largest marine refuges in the world, is filled with a wide array of ocean life, as well as 57 more…

Octopus Hoping For Love Gets Nasty Surprise

Photo: Tony Wu

Octopus Hoping For Love Gets Nasty Surprise

Source: NPR/Barbara J. King - November 18, 2014

Male seeks female — and makes a direct advance towards mating. That's one version of the drive to reproduce in the animal kingdom.

Sometimes, the more…

Scars on Whales Tell a Story

Photo: AFSC/NOAA

Scars on Whales Tell a Story

Source: iol/Melanie Gosling - November 17, 2014

Cape Town - Scars left by killer whales and cookiecutter sharks are helping scientists unravel the mystery of humpback whale migration routes.

Researchers know humpbacks more…

Krakens, Leviathans and Other Monsters of the Deep

Illustration: Uploaded to Wikipedia by user Salleman, Original Work: Pierre Dénys de Montfort, 1801

Krakens, Leviathans and Other Monsters of the Deep

Source: Express/John Ingham - November 14, 2014

If sailors weren’t in fear of storms or jagged rocks they were haunted by nightmares about the monsters of the deep.

Foremost among them was more…

The Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition That May Never Be Found

The Treasure of Lima: A Buried Exhibition That May Never Be Found

Source: The Daily Catch/Sierra Ison - November 13, 2014

How do you get 39 of the world’s greatest artists to create an exhibition that will probably never be seen? You tell them the installation more…

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