The cetacean washed up on the shores of Harris - an island part of the Outer Hebrides famed for its white sand beaches.Read the full story ›
Up to 50 pilot whales swam into the shallow waters surrounding St Simons Island, with six getting caught in the surf.Read the full story ›
Beaked whales are affected by sonar from navy ships as far away as 28 kilometres and can go into a deep dive, research has revealed.Read the full story ›
Mauyak, a 37-year-old beluga whale, is pregnant at an aquarium in the United States.Read the full story ›
The 16-metre-long fin whale is thought to have become beached nearby where it died before the tide brought it ashore.Read the full story ›
Rescuers only managed to save 15 of the short-finned pilot whales that were beached on Hamelin Bay.Read the full story ›
- Video report by ITV News Correspondent Ria Chatterjee
About 200 whales, which were part of a larger group that beached in New Zealand over the past few days, have managed to refloat themselves and swim back out to sea.
Several pods of pilot whales totaling more than 650 have run aground at the Farewell Spit at the tip of the South Island since Friday.
At least half of that group have died despite the hard work of hundreds of volunteers.
The woman who raised the alarm said the scenes were 'utterly heartbreaking', as around 300 have died.Read the full story ›
The fleet, which set off in December amid widespread international outrage, killed more than 300 whales in total on the annual hunt.Read the full story ›
The whale was reported to be alive and thrashing about off the Norfolk coast but it is hoped it has now made it's way back into the sea.Read the full story ›