A surge in deaths among harbors seals in the waters of western Sweden has mystified scientists who have thus far been unable to identify a single cause. Officials in neighboring Denmark are also reporting an increase in seal deaths.
Summer in Spain can get pretty hot and the animals in Madrid's Faunia animal theme park feel the heat too. To help them keep their cool, zookeepers have come up with some novel frozen treats for the animals.
In the waters off of the wild Farne Islands in Northumerland, England, diver Jason Neilus often encounters seals. He filmed himself with one particularly friendly 'sea dog' and being friendly himself, the result is pretty awesome.
The fuel source that allows the white shark to embark on incredibly long migrations through the world’s oceans has been identified as its liver, which is relatively large and fat compared with other creatures.
Rare photos show an unusual incident of food chain reversal in which a hungry Cape fur seal devours five blue sharks, turning the tables on its natural predators. The rare event was photographed off the coast of Cape Point by a group of astonished divers.
Two seal heads were found nailed to plaques outside the entrance to the Dingle Wildlife and Seal Sanctuary in Co Kerry. Locals in the area believe that the sanctuary may have been targeted by people demanding a cull.
A Superior Court judge barked orders from the bench that a herd of about 100 seals vacate their command of a Southern California beach by the Children’s Pool in La Jolla, to make room for the children to whom the beach is dedicated.
On Saturday the Canadian coast guard seized a boat that belonged to people who oppose seal hunting, according fisheries minister. The owner of the boat is the Sea Shepherd Conservation Society and they say that the boat was in international waters.