2018 / 10 / 03
Beached Minke Whale Carcass at Pointe-aux-Outardes
On the morning of September 22, a minke whale carcass appeared off the coast of Pointe-aux-Outardes Nature Park. After drifting for a few hours, it finally washed ashore not far from the welcome centr...
2017 / 06 / 08
Second Minke Whale Stranded in Lévis in One Year
Update On the afternoon of June 6, veterinarian Stéphane Lair conducted a cursory external exam of the minke whale. It was confirmed that the animal is a male minke whale, probably less than one year...
2017 / 06 / 06
The Godbout’s humpback whale: Another milestone reached!
On May 3, the carcass of a young humpback whale was found beached in Godbout. Following sampling for research purposes, the whale carcass was recovered by the Marine Mammal Interpretation Centre in Ta...
2017 / 03 / 10
Why is plastic sometimes found in the stomachs of whales?
How is it that 30 plastic bags find their way into the stomach of a cetacean? The issue was raised after the discovery of a Cuvier’s beaked whale stranded in Norway last January, whose digestive...