Efforts to find a sick young orca from a critically endangered population of killer whales in the Pacific Northwest have come up empty, with a scientist who tracks the animals declaring her dead – though authorities said they would keep looking.
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.
Police officers were given a spectacular surprise thanks to a humpback whale who took an interest in them.
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.