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Just how big is a blue whale's heart? See for yourself

The PBS and BBC One series "Big Blue Live" offers a close look at a blue whale's massive ticker. Just be thankful YouTube doesn't have a virtual smell feature...for now.

By August 21, 2015

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Drone flies through whales' spouts to sample their breath

Getting a breath sample from a whale isn't the easiest task in the world. But with the help of a hexacopter, scientists are getting the job done.

By August 5, 2015

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Nissan websites hacked in protest of Japan's whaling exploits

The automaker doesn't have a single thing to do with whaling, of course, but good luck telling that to the person behind the keyboard.

By January 15, 2016

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Meet the rare whales you didn't know existed

Mysterious Omura's whales emerge from the watery depths of obscurity as researchers peek into their hidden lives under the ocean.

By October 27, 2015

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Paddleboarder dwarfed by whales in new drone-captured video

A man standing on a thin piece of fiberglass gets a visit from two very large mammals off the coast of Australia.

By September 28, 2015

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Sperm whales develop culture, regional accents

A study comprising 18 years of data has found that, just like humans, sperm whales develop "culture" as evidenced by their regional dialects.

By September 8, 2015

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What to do if you find a massive ancient whale skull in a Virginia swamp

The skull of a baleen whale that lived more than 5 million years ago was pulled out of a swamp in a part of the United States that used to be underwater. No, it's not Seattle in April.

By August 26, 2015

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Blue whale shows great comedic timing in this video

A clip from an upcoming live BBC and PBS show called "Big Blue Live" captures footage of a blue whale at the most hilarious time possible. Can a whale get a rimshot up in here?

By August 19, 2015

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Diver has close encounter with killer whales, catches it on film

A spear-fishing diver in New Zealand shares the same space of water with a pod of orcas. Thankfully, he remembered to bring his camera.

By August 14, 2015

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There he blows! Super rare albino humpback whale caught on video

The albino humpback whale spotted, and filmed, off Australia's Gold Coast may be the son of a famous albino humpback whale named Migaloo. Don't anyone tell Captain Ahab.

By August 11, 2015