Rare whale spotted in Red Sea off Qunfudah coast

JEDDAH — The Saudi National Center for Wildlife (NCW) announced that it had spotted a rare whale in the Red Sea, 60 kilometers from the shores of Qunfudah. The huge mammal, which is known as the Bryde’s whale or Balaeanoptera edeni brydei, was spotted when it appeared on the water surface for breathing. >> read … Meer lezen

Saving This Rare Whale Skeleton was a Dirty Jo

In late January, a rare Bryde’s (pronounced broodus) whale was found dead in the Florida Everglades. The clock started ticking on what to do with the rotting corpse on an island beach frequented by tourists. After all, a whale-sized corpse creates a whale-sized mess, not to mention the stench. >> read more …