Spooked By Sonars, Whales Are Starving to Death

Researchers have described a new beaked whale species. The beaked whale family, so-called for their dolphin-like beaks, are among the world's least known mammals. This photo shows a Blainville's beaked whale (Mesoplodon densirostris). Photo by: NOAA.

Dolphin, around Zakyntos Island in Greece  Photograph by Adrian Robert Nanu

Dolphin, around Zakyntos Island in Greece Photograph by Adrian Robert Nanu

Dolphins at Kefalonia, Greece. Did you ever got a chance to see these great animals in real?

Dolphins at Kefalonia, Greece. Did you ever got a chance to see these great animals in real?

Short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) Ionian sea, Greece This dolphin has been in decline in the Mediterranean sea since the 1960s. Between 1996 and 2007 numbers declined in the Ionian sea from 150 to 15 individuals. Overfishing in the area is thought to have reduced the amount of available prey

Wildlife numbers plunge by 50% since 1970 – in pictures

The short-beaked common dolphin (Delphinus delphis) has been in decline in the Mediterranean Sea since the Photograph: Chris & Monique Fallows /NPL/WWF

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arlluk: “Wild Hybrid CetaceansHere are some examples of hybrid cetaceans that have occurred naturally in the wild:

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