South Atlantic Humpback Whale Population Rebounds After Nearly Going Extinct

North Atlantic humpback whale numbers are crashing, but there’s a new paper out that provides a beacon of hope. “Assessing the Recovery of Antarctic Predator from Historical Exploitation,” recently published in the journal Royal Society Open Science, details an inspiring increase in the western South Atlantic Humpback whale population in the Southern Ocean – also known as the Antarctic Ocean. According […]

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Fox Travels 2,176 Miles in 76 Days from Norway to Canada, Leaving Scientists 'Speechless'

A young Arctic fox traveled an incredible distance — and left scientists “speechless” in the process. According to Greenland’s Sermitsiaq newspaper (via CBS), the animal traveled a whopping 2,176 miles in 76 days, walking from Norway’s Svalbard islands to Northern Canada. The female fox was fitted with a GPS tracking device ahead of her journey by researchers at Norway’s Polar Institute, […]

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