Posts tagged "whale"

RIP Society: Frat Boys Graffiti Beached Whale

I’m sorry, but FUCK the frat boys who graffitied this poor beached whale in Atlantic City, New Jersey. Seriously, fuck them forever. The 15-foot Minske whale’s corpse washed ashore and instead of being heartsick over one of Mother Nature’s most amazing creatures meeting such a sad end — the cause of death is not know…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / May 2, 2014

Humpback Whales Almost Swallow Deep Sea Divers

Now that’s kinda biblical: A couple of divers were checking out a whale colony off at Souza Rock, off the Central California Coast when, suddenly, out of nowhere, two humpbacks performed a crazy Sea World-esque display, opening their whale mouths and arching themselves out of the water just inches from where the two divers were…

Julie Gerstein / July 24, 2013

Beluga Whale Steals The Show, Possibly Tries To Eat Small Child

A guy on Capasin took his kids to the local aquarium and ended up with this awesome beluga whale photobomb. Both the kids and the whale look super excited to get their pictures taken. [Reddit]…

Julie Gerstein / January 13, 2013

Whale Vomit Won’t Be In Your Perfume Much Longer

Whale vomit is not just the name of my terrible new band. It’s also an ingredient in high-end perfumes that could soon be going extinct. Ambergris, or whale vomit, is expelled from the mouths of sperm* whales to keep sharp objects out of their tummies; the ambergris interacts with saltwater and eventually washes ashore looking…

Jessica Wakeman / April 9, 2012

Happy Hump Day: A Dancing Whale!

 

Olé! This beluga whale shakes a dorsal fin during an impromptu mariachi serenade at the Mystic Marinelife Aquarium in Connecticut. Is anybody else wondering why there is a mariachi group performing at an aquarium? Oh well, it doesn’t really matter. Enjoy the dancing whale. [The Daily What]…

Amelia McDonell-Parry / August 3, 2011