Whale Stranded in Greece Found Dead Despite Rescue Attempts
The whale that was stranded in Greece passed away on Wednesday despite valiant attempts at saving its life by volunteers and veterinarians. According to an announcement by the Greek Environment Ministry, the beaked whale's body was found in the shallows...
Volunteers Fight to Save Stranded Whale in Greece
The story of a stranded beaked whale, which is ill and has been injured by a boat propeller, continues in Greece as volunteers are fighting to save its life. The whale first appeared in the shallows of a beach in...
Rare Sight of Stranded Whale in Greece
A beaked whale that was stranded on a beach in Vouliagmeni, near Athens, Greece was rescued on Thursday, only to reappear stranded on a nearby beach in Alimos hours later on Friday. Experts state that the prognosis for the whale,...
Dead Whale Washes up on Piraeus Beach in Greece
In what may be the first such incident of its kind ever in Piraeus, a dead whale washed up on Wednesday at the port of Athens on the Aegean Sea. Stunning images of the enormous mammal emerged as people were...
Huge Whale Spotted off Mani, Peloponnese in Rare Sighting
A whale was spotted off the coast of the town of Gerolimenas in Mani, Peloponnese on Friday. The rare sighting of what was reportedly a sperm whale was pictured by passengers on board a yacht, just a few nautical miles...
30 Kilos of Plastic Found in Stomach of Beached Whale in Santorini (photos)
More than 30 kilograms of plastic material has been discovered in the stomach of the dead whale that was washed ashore at a remote beach on the Greek island of Santorini last week. Scientists conducting a post-mortem examination said the...
Huge Sperm Whale Beached at Santorini (photos, video)
The A 9-meter (30 feet) sperm whale has been washed ashore at the Akrotiri area of the Greek island of Santorini. The dead mammal, which was at an advanced stage of decay, was discovered by a diver. The authorities will now face...
Baby Whale Rescued in Crete, Returns to High Seas
A 5-metre-long baby whale spotted by a citizen early Friday morning on Karavovrysi beach, Phaestos, Crete, was rescued by the local coastguard. The small mammal, which was injured in its tail and its side, had lost its way and ended...
Race Against Time to Save Young Whale Stranded at a Beach in Crete
The Greek coastguard along with local residents and bathers, are trying to rescue a young whale that has been stranded in the shallows of a Karavovrisi Beach, near Heraklion, Crete. Local media report that the struggling 5 meter-long mammal was...
Playful Whale Appears South of Crete [video]
A rare sperm whale was caught on camera at Ierapetra, south of Crete. These whales reach 11-18 meters in length and hold the diving records as far as whales go as they can reach depths of 2,250 meters. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=JmFxHK8PEXM