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Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Will We Soon Be “Talking” with Dolphins and Whales?

Candice Gaukel Andrews May 28, 2019 0

Much like us, other animals have “languages” that they use in order to communicate with members of their own species. For example, prairie dogs have developed different “words” to describe various predators—barks, squeals and

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Scientists Aboard the Australis Encounter Mystery Orca

Scientists Aboard the Australis Encounter Mystery Orca

Courtney Nachlas March 21, 2019 0

For Natural Habitat travelers, the S/V Australis expedition boat represents an epic voyage into extreme waters bursting with wildlife on our Sailing Antarctica: The Ultimate Polar Nature Expedition. For international cetacean researchers aboard the

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Is Ringling Brothers Really “Retiring” Its Elephants?

Is Ringling Brothers Really “Retiring” Its Elephants?

Candice Gaukel Andrews January 19, 2016 0

Circus elephants in Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey shows got good news last week when it was announced on January 11, 2016, that they would be retired in May. That statement follows a

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Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Video of the Week: Orcas In Search Of the Perfect Belly Rub

Emily Deemer February 6, 2015 1

Another fascinating orca video made the rounds on the internet this week, only this time the whales were displaying some very strange behavior.  A few men were out for a boat ride in British Columbia‘s

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Orcas Feed on Beluga Whales near Churchill

Orcas Feed on Beluga Whales near Churchill

Natural Habitat Adventures September 22, 2014 0

While orcas were once a rare occurrence in Churchill, sightings have been steadily increasing in recent years.  And just last week, one was spotted hunting the normal resident marine mammals – beluga whales. The

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