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What do Whales eat?

What do Whales eat?

What do Whales Eat? Before we delve into what do whales eat, we firstly need to describe what exactly a ‘whale’ is! “Whale” is a term commonly used for a subset of the mammalian order Cetacea. The term is inconsistently used for animals of vastly different sizes that...
How do whales sleep?

How do whales sleep?

For mammalian creatures that spend all of their lives at sea, they already face a multitude of challenges. None greater than the topic of sleeping. For whales and dolphins who share many similarities to us, such as giving birth to live young and breathing air, they...
Orcas don’t belong in Captivity

Orcas don’t belong in Captivity

“The condition of being imprisoned or confined” This is the definition of captivity and is the theme of this blog post. Below we delve into orcas in captivity, we will be touching on the history, issues, fate of these animals, how we can educate people, how many orcas...
Why Do Whales Beach Themselves?

Why Do Whales Beach Themselves?

For a whale to beach themselves or “strand” means to come up onto the shore. Usually they are ill, weak or maybe just ‘lost’. They can be alive still or in some cases have passed away out at sea and been washed in with the currents and tides. The question of “why do...