do orcas attack humans

Do Orcas Attack Humans

Do Orcas Attack Humans ​ The orca is one of the most instantly recognizable creatures of the ocean, and many people know it as the ocean’s apex predator. While people like to think of them as the ocean’s deadliest species, these killer whales aren’t very fond of humans, and orcas have attacked very few humans in general. As…

porpoise vs dolphin

Porpoise vs Dolphin

Porpoise vs Dolphin ​ When people think of porpoises and dolphins, they often think of the same animal. So, of course, when they find out that they are two totally distinct species, they’re often surprised. While these two creatures do share similarities, their unique characteristics are what gives each of them a separate place in the animal…

Small Shark

Small Sharks

Small Sharks ​ Every time sharks are mentioned, massive great whites immediately come to mind. However, there are many unique smaller versions that deserve some attention too. You won’t have to worry about shark attacks with these guys, as some of the smallest full-grown sharks can fit in the palm of your hand! If you’re ready to…

are whales mammals

Are Whales Mammals

Are Whales Mammals ​ Because they spend their entire lives underwater, it can be shocking to discover that whales are mammals. While they look far more similar to fish than they do us, whales are one of the 6,495 mammal species on Earth today! Join us as we explore the ins and outs of the whale world!    What Is…

deadliest jellyfish

Deadliest Jellyfish

Deadliest Jellyfish ​ With more than 200 known jellyfish species in the ocean, there’s a lot to worry about when swimming in deep waters. The good thing is, most jellyfish are totally harmless. However, there are a select few with highly venomous stingers that could kill you if you’re not careful. So, what is the deadliest jellyfish in the…

Do Sharks Sleep

Do Sharks Sleep

Do Sharks Sleep ​ There is wide spread belief among us land dwellers that sharks never sleep. On the contrary, sharks engage in small, deep rest periods throughout each day. Although, the kind of rest they get is vastly different from the type of rest most animals get. Dive in with us as we explore how sharks get the…

Biggest Fish Ever Caught

Biggest Fish Ever Caught

Biggest Fish Ever Caught ​ While many anglers see fishing as a source of food and fun, other fishermen see it as a glorious endeavor. So today, we’re going to dive in and explore these massive, world-record fish caught by some of the bravest, badass fishermen of all time. Each world record title below was recorded and…

why do whales breach

Why Do Whales Breach

Why Do Whales Breach ​ If you’ve been whale watching before and were lucky enough to see a few breaching whales, you may have thought to yourself, Why do these majestic creatures even breach at all?  Well, there are actually a few reasons that whales breach, and it’s not so that you can get a Nat-Geo-style picture…

Are Sharks Mammals

Are Sharks Mammals

Are Sharks Mammals? ​ For hundreds of millions of years, sharks have ruled the oceans with an iron fist. While many believe that sharks, with over 400 species in their family, are mammals, they are really part of the fish family! Dive in with us as we learn more about sharks!   Are Sharks Fish?So, are sharks fish or…