melon headed whale

Rare whale being cared for at IMMS

The Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is now bringing a one of a kind animal back to health. IMMS rescued a rare melon-headed whale after it was reported stranded on Cat Island by a fisherman on Thursday afternoon. This whale…

Whale makes remarkable recovery at IMMS

After almost three months, a melon-headed whale being treated at the Institute for Marine Mammal Studies is finally ready to be released back into the Ocean. The three hundred pound whale washed ashore on an Alabama beach in early September…