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The all-white whale has made annual headline-grabbing appearances since the first recorded spotting off Byron Bay in 1991.
The mother killer whale, also known as J35, gave birth to a calf researchers have determined is male.
A massive rescue operation will try and save a pod of whales beached on Tasmania's West Coast.
Cris Lane called the collision "a new twist in whale-watching."
Tahlequah, a killer whale whose devastation pulled at the world’s heartstrings in 2018, is part of an endangered population.
“Dinner is served,” a researcher said as dozens of octopuses and fish munched on the carcass.
Not your average hotspot for whale watching.
Beachgoers battled to help a pod of pilot whales refloat back into the sea, after coming too close to the shore in the US state of Georgia. Rescuers were able to push six back into deeper waters, but three died.
Researchers call for emergency protections as 400 remaining animals fight for their lives.
For the second time in two weeks, a whale has washed up dead with plastic packed inside its stomach, wildlife officials said