The Narwhal Tusk: It’s a Tooth!
The narwhal’s tusk has long captured the imagination of people across the globe. They were found in medieval courts and inspired legends of unicorns. Today we’re still trying to understand the mystery of their tusks. What are they for and how do narwhal use them? Are they used for protection like elephant tusks or are […]
Whales of the Arctic
With World Whale Day happening recently, we thought we would introduce you to some of the whales that call the Canadian Arctic home. Even though this day was started in Hawaii to bring attention to humpback whales making their annual migrations and environmental awareness, we hope to bring some light on some more northern whales […]
Why Narwhal Are So Elusive & How To See Them
It is fitting that a whale as elusive as the narwhal are surrounded with myths and mysteries. Scientists still don’t fully understand why narwhal have their famous tusk, yet this ivory tooth may have been the origins of the fabled unicorn. This beautiful whale has never survived in captivity so you can only see them […]