A stately home is appealing for souvenir hunters to return bones taken from a 48ft whale skeleton described in the classic novel Moby Dick.
Witnesses to sea mammals caught up in fishing gear are being urged to report sightings to a new agency set up to help animals in distress after the latest tragic whale death in Caithness.
Whale watchers will soon be able to follow a special route through the Western Isles.
A fisherman has relived the "once in a lifetime" moment a pod of 20 killer whales surrounded his small boat off the north-east coast.
A beluga whale found in Arctic Norway wearing a harness that suggests links to Russia appears to be enjoying staying near humans.
Scientists are investigating a second mysterious spate of whale deaths around Scotland.
The rich variety of the north-east’s marine life has been highlighted by staff at the RSPB Scotland’s Dolphinwatch, who spotted mammals every day they were on site at Torry Battery this summer.
Wildlife enthusiasts sharpened their skills at saving the lives of stranded sea creatures during a training exercise in Aberdeen at the weekend.
A 23ft whale has been found dead on the north-east coast.
The public are being warned to stay away from a dead giant whale that washed ashore in the Outer Hebrides yesterday amid fears that it could explode.
A north-east wildlife photographer had a whale of a time this weekend when she managed to capture a humpback off the coast of an Aberdeenshire village.
A killer whale that sparked widespread attention when it swam into a Northern Irish city almost 40 years ago is still alive and living off the west coast of Scotland, experts have found.
A giant humpback whale has been found dead on the Isle of Barra in the Outer Hebrides - almost certainly painfully killed by being snared by fishing ropes.
A crowdfunding appeal was launched yesterday to turn a former Cold War spy base in the Outer Hebrides into a whale-listening station and star-gazing observatory.
Californian tourist operators Sanctuary Cruises caught this nerve shattering footage of a whale getting overly familiar with two kayakers.
Three British animal lovers will return to Glasgow tomorrow (Friday August 21) after flying to Iceland to carry out a daring and "dangerous" rescue of a mighty entangled whale.
Specialist say a minke whale that washed ashore on a north-east beach was pregnant and may have stranded before its death.
Council chiefs were last night playing a waiting game as high tides stalled an operation to remove a dead minke whale from a north-east beach.