Fun little fact I learned today. Bats can swim. Behold the majesticness. Hat tip to Lauren Coons on Twitter. Newsflash: 🦇Bats can swim 🦇And are…View More Holy Swimming Bats
Guest post by William Gearty (Ph.D. Student at Stanford University) It’s summertime and you’re sweating from the heat and humidity. You jump in the pool…View More So, You Want to Live in the Water? A Tale of Why Aquatic Mammals are So Big
Where do you find the most Narwhals on the Earth. Why Narwhals? Well it could be any species. Anglerfish, carnivorous sponge, giraffe, or even…View More Where Do the Most Narwhals Live?
In case you needed further proof that dolphins really are the a$$holes of the ocean, we can now add even more evidence to this list. A…View More Reason 5,879 why dolphins are a$$holes: Octopus “handling”
We at DSN are not typically fans of the dolphins but we’re no monsters. I love cranberry sauce out of the can but I do want…View More This Thanksgiving Remember the Cranberry Bog Dolphin
This week the best part of the 90s has returned in full force with the Niantic’s release of Pokémon Go. You guys, this is like…View More The Worst Ocean Environments to “Catch Em’ All”
Yes, according to a recent study by Lancaster and colleagues. Many marine mammals are precocial in that the young are relatively mature and mobile from the moment…View More Do baby dolphins hear their parents?
A guest post from Katie Thomas, a graduate student at Duke University researching the evolution of bioluminescence in squids. (@katiethomas10) For those of us who love the…View More 6 times an invertebrate punched a vertebrate in the face (and it was awesome)
1. Cone snail eating whole fish 2. Orca taking a seal 3. California angel shark eating a California horn shark 4. Goblin shark eating a fish 5.…View More Top 10 GIFs of Ocean Animals Eating Other Animals
First, two key facts: 1) Whales and dolphins and all those sorts are called cetaceans. It’s the science word for whales and dolphins. 2) When…View More Awesome nerd joke hidden in Wikipedia’s “List of Cetaceans”