Whales

Two dozen pilot whales have died after becoming beached in Mexico, despite hours of desperate rescue efforts by residents
There are various locations along the Eastern Cape where you can experience the Sardine Run. I travelled to Port St. Johns
Already some of the most endangered species, whales have, in recent years, seemed to come up against two more frequent threats
There are few more distressing sights than the body of a dying whale being rolled around in powerful surf. Sadly, in the last few weeks, we have witnessed just this as a number of magnificent sperm whales have stranded on North Sea coasts. Not surprisingly, questions are being asked about why this happened, and also whether we could have helped them.
The search to find a stranded whale "thrashing" in shallow waters off the Norfolk coast has been called off. On Tuesday, rescuers
The tide has risen around the beached whale The animal was about 1.5 miles out on the sand and the coastguard was helping
The recent beaching of sperm whales on our east coast, and simultaneously in Europe, has once again called attention to undersea soundscapes. Sperm whales are very special creatures, possibly more dependent on acoustics, and more sensitive to it than any other animal in the sea.
The carcasses of the three dead sperm whales have been removed from the beach at Skegness, and have been taken to landfill
People are being warned to stay away from five dead sperm whales that have washed up on Skegness beach after pictures appeared
It's a New Year, and it's always at this time that people like me get all pensive - thinking about the year just gone and the year ahead. Although many will be thinking of a host of resolutions and changes, new jobs, new diet and the like, for me and many like me my thoughts always relate to animals...