02 Dec '11, 5pm

This flippers of this aquatic #SpeciesOfTheDay are the largest appendage of any animal

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. Loading... About Species of the Day WWF and ARKive have partnered to launch Species of the Day to promote awareness of and to emphasize the importance of conserving the planet’s biodiversity. A different species will be featured each day, building environmental awareness through imagery. Check back daily and follow @worldwildlife on Twitter to follow this new feature. About WWF's Partnership with ARKive ARKive ’s mission is to promote the conservation of the world's threatened species, through the power of wildlife imagery. Given that WWF’s mission is the conservation of nature, including protecting endangered species; a partnership between the two organizations provides benefits to both as each spreads the word about conservation and endangered species. ARKive is an initiativ...

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"China Bans Animal Circuses; How About the Rest of the World?"

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Whale Festival in Hawaii | Care2 Healthy Living

Whale Festival in Hawaii | Care2 Healthy Living

care2.com 26 Nov '11, 4pm

The Pacific Whale Foundation, located in Maui, is hosting their annual whale festival, starting off with an open house Nov...

Scientists in Sulawesi Discover New Species Hidden in Mountains

Scientists in Sulawesi Discover New Species Hid...

Since 2009, scientists from the Indonesian Institute of Sciences (LIPI), the Ministry of Forestry and the Bandung Institut...

Some rare good ocean news! More Humpback Whales...

treehugger.com 19 Nov '11, 5pm

Scientists have recently come to the conclusion based on one of the largest ever studies on humpback whale populations tha...

Scientists Need Your Help to Identify Whale Dialects

Scientists Need Your Help to Identify Whale Dia...

treehugger.com 02 Dec '11, 4pm

Recently, the power of crowds has been harnessed to solve a huge array of problems—everything from identifying distant gal...

Ringling Bros. Fined For Animal-Welfare Violations

Ringling Bros. Fined For Animal-Welfare Violations

treehugger.com 29 Nov '11, 2am

For well over a century, the Ringling Bros. travelling circus has raked in a big top's worth of profit showcasing a variet...

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monocle.com 02 Dec '11, 11am

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Endangered Species Act Protection Sought for Em...

biologicaldiversity.org 28 Nov '11, 5pm

For Immediate Release, November 28, 2011 Contact: Miyoko Sakashita, (415) 632-5308 Endangered Species Act Protection Sough...

One of the rarest birds in the world, this #Spe...

worldwildlife.org 25 Nov '11, 7pm

Follow @world_wildlife on Twitter and don't miss a single day of species facts, photos, and more. About Species of the Day...

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worldwildlife.org 24 Nov '11, 4pm

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PETA Designs Postage Stamps with Famous Vegetarians to Lick Animal Abuse

PETA Designs Postage Stamps with Famous Vegetar...

ecorazzi.com 29 Nov '11, 2am

Once again PETA is crafting a new way to prevent animal abuse and this time it’s through the mail. Just in time for the ho...

Sadly Dutch court rules killer whale can be sen...

straitstimes.com 22 Nov '11, 7am

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Up-Close Encounter Between Blue Whale and Kayaker off Redondo Beach (Video)

Up-Close Encounter Between Blue Whale and Kayak...

treehugger.com 27 Nov '11, 4pm

MrRJCtube /Video screen capture A video that has been making the rounds on news sites and blogs lately is one made by a ka...