Five marine mothers and the incredible ways they care for their young

Underwater mothers face challenges and dangers we cannot imagine, including those posed by human activities such as pollution, habitat loss and underwater noise from shipping and development. It’s WWF Water Wednesday, when Love Nature television explores the unique characteristics, natural history, environmental challenges and threats facing waters and aquatic species in Canada and around the … Continued

Walruses can dive for up to 25 minutes at a time

Despite their size, walruses are very good swimmers. They can achieve depths of up to 100 metres, and remain down there without having to take a breath for up to 25 minutes. See more by subscribing to the Love Nature video streaming service.

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Humpback whales love to play

Talk about making a splash! Humpback whales enjoy playing in the water, and will breach by throwing nearly two-thirds of their entire body out of the water.

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Seals can remain underwater for 10 minutes

When your primary food source lies under the water’s surface, you have to develop some unique adaptions in order to survive. For seals, this includes new ways of storing oxygen, swallowing food and keeping the nose closed.

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Baby whale drinks from mother's milk

Like most mammals, whale calves require their mother’s milk for nutrients. However, it can prove difficult to feed underwater, so just how do these magnificent beasts do it?

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Mother whale and mother dolphin take their kids for a stroll

Add this to the mix of odd animal friendships: a mother whale and her calf were spotted swimming along with a mother dolphin and her calf. The footage, captured via drone by YouTube user Vern Sky-Pro, shows the pair of whales calmly following the path of the dolphins. The notion of whales and dolphins getting … Continued

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