Read more about the article How Scientists Track Ocean Giants Thanks To The Water Wide Web
Humpback whales can quickly learn complex song patterns from other whale populations. (The University of Queensland/Newsflash)

How Scientists Track Ocean Giants Thanks To The Water Wide Web

Marine scientists have revealed how they can track whale movement through the ocean using spare fibre optic cables to eavesdrop on them. Individual hydrophones, or underwater microphones, had previously been used to track the large mammals as they travelled across the world’s seas. But the cost and their geographic limitations…

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Read more about the article Record Hatching Of Rare Chicks
Young storks before they are ringed in the eyrie at the Zurich Zoo in Switzerland. (Zoo Zurich, Enzo Franchini/Newsflash)

Record Hatching Of Rare Chicks

A zoo has seen an astonishing number of white storks chicks – once considered extinct in parts of Europe – hatching this spring thanks to perfect weather. Switzerland's Zurich Zoo said in a statement on 7th June: “52 young storks are growing up at Zurich Zoo this spring. https://youtu.be/VPfD8L5vhn4 Zoo…

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Read more about the article Greedy Cormorant Saved By Vet After Trying To Swallow Two Fish At Once And Choking
A cormorant was saved by veterinarian Sinan Ulusoy after trying to swallow two fish at once in Antalya, Turkey. (Kumluca Belediyesi/CEN)

Greedy Cormorant Saved By Vet After Trying To Swallow Two Fish At Once And Choking

These images show a greedy cormorant rescued by vets after it tried to swallow two large fish at once that were almost the same size as it was. The fish reportedly weighed 1 kilogramme in total and the bird very nearly choked to death but it was saved thanks to…

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Read more about the article Chinese Potter Becomes Online Hit For Miniature Ceramics Work
Chinese miniature ceramic maker amazes netizens in Jingdezhen, China. (1020772046/AsiaWire)

Chinese Potter Becomes Online Hit For Miniature Ceramics Work

This Chinese potter has become an online sensation thanks to his tiny ceramics work, earning him millions of views on social media. Wang Wenhua, who comes from the city of Jingdezhen in the Chinese province of Jiangxi, shapes, dries, glazes, and fires his miniature vases in under five minutes. As…

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Read more about the article 1942 Photo Of Soviet Soldier Handed To Family 79 Years Later Thanks To School Project
A photo from 1942 showing the commander of a machine-gun platoon Ivan Ivanovich Glukhov (front) was handed over to his family after 79 years thanks to a history teacher from Moscow, Russia

1942 Photo Of Soviet Soldier Handed To Family 79 Years Later Thanks To School Project

A Russian family have been reunited with a photograph taken 79 years ago of a hero ancestor who fought at several key battles for the Soviets in the Second World War thanks to a school project. Ivan Ivanovich Glukhov was a Russian war hero who had the command of a…

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Read more about the article Soldier Sent To Concentration Camp During Civil War And Executed Identified Thanks To Rings On His Corpse
One of the rings found in the grave

Soldier Sent To Concentration Camp During Civil War And Executed Identified Thanks To Rings On His Corpse

The identity of a soldier who was sent to a concentration camp during the Spanish Civil War before being executed because he was loyal to the Republican government has been revealed thanks to the discovery of two rusty rings found on his remains in a common grave. The rings were…

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Read more about the article Manchester Uni Student, 104, Thanks Lockdown For Giving Him Time To Finish PhD
Lucio Chiquito Caicedo with his thesis

Manchester Uni Student, 104, Thanks Lockdown For Giving Him Time To Finish PhD

A 104-year-old Manchester University student whose life was so busy he never had time to finish his PhD has thanked lockdown for finally giving him the time to finish his thesis which has now been sent for approval. Lucio ‘Chiquito’ Caicedo was born in the city of Cali in the…

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Read more about the article 4M Finnish Sawfish Makes 2,800Km Roadtrip To Spain
Carla, the smalltooth sawfish

4M Finnish Sawfish Makes 2,800Km Roadtrip To Spain

This largetooth sawfish has travelled a pioneering 2,800 km in 60 hours in a lorry thanks to cutting edge technology to find a new home in a Spanish sea world. The largetooth sawfish (Pristis Pristis), called Carla, travelled from Universeum of Goteborg in Sweden where she lived for 20 years,…

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Read more about the article Google Reunited Kidnapped Boy With Family 11 Years On
Ervan Wahyu Anjasworo, who was kidnapped when he was a young child and has been reunited with his family after 11 years apart, thanks to Google Maps

Google Reunited Kidnapped Boy With Family 11 Years On

A teenage Indonesian boy has been reunited with his parents 11 years after being kidnapped as a young boy thanks to Google Maps. Ervan Wahyu Anjasworo, 17, from the regency of Sragen in the Indonesian province of Central Java, was snatched by a street performer while walking home from a…

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Read more about the article Medical Staff Given Sausage Spread As Thanks In Germany
The gift bags that were given to the health care workers

Medical Staff Given Sausage Spread As Thanks In Germany

The finance ministry of a German state has been criticised for sending medical staff working on the front line during the pandemic sausage spread to say thank you. According to German newspaper Bild, the Ministry of Finance of the western German state of Saarland on the border to France wanted…

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