‘That’s not training, it’s beating’: Horror as trainer is caught on camera slapping and kicking two beluga whales after they failed to kiss him for a stunt

‘That’s not training, it’s beating’: Horror as trainer is caught on camera slapping and kicking two beluga whales after they failed to kiss him for a stunt

An animal trainer in far eastern Russia has been caught on film hitting and kicking two beluga whales – causing a fierce backlash. Dmitry Bachinsky, 32, who works at the Primorsky Oceanarium in Vladivostok, was caught on film lashing out at two whales, named Nil and Lear. According to animal rights campaigners, Bachinsky was attempting […]

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A killer snap! Orca enthusiast captures incredible photo of a rare newborn calf swimming with its mother off the coast of Scotland

A killer snap! Orca enthusiast captures incredible photo of a rare newborn calf swimming with its mother off the coast of Scotland

A lucky orca enthusiast has captured some incredible photos of a newborn calf swimming with its mother off the coast of Scotland. The orange-tinted baby was accompanied by four older killer whales as it played in the Moray Firth, near Duncansbayhead, Caithness. Wildlife enthusiast Karen Munro, 44, travels around Scotland from her home in Thurso, […]

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Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study

Arctic ice loss forces polar bears to use four times as much energy to survive – study

Polar bears and narwhals are using up to four times as much energy to survive because of major ice loss in the Arctic, according to scientists. Once perfectly evolved for polar life, apex predators are struggling as their habitats shrink and unique adaptations become less suited to an increasingly ice-free Arctic, researchers say. The mammals […]

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