Darrel Blatchley is the director of the museum and personally conducted the necropsy, an autopsy for animals.

What’s the solution to single-use plastics?

Over 40 kilograms of plastic was found in a dead whale’s stomach last week – a stark reminder of the impact of single-use plastics on marine life … Read More

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube.

Is The Story About A SCUBA Diver Being Swallowed By A Whale A Lie?

Heinz Toperczer, another photographer on a nearby boat was able to capture the amazing footage of the terrifying encounter that has since been posted to Youtube. … Read More

Blue-Whale

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Off Newfoundland Coast Year Round According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Auido Recordings

New Research Shows Blue Whales Live Year Round Off The Coast of Newfoundland According to Underwater Atlantic Blue Whale Audio Recordings. … Read More

Swallow

Could a Humpback Whale Swallow a Person?

HOW DO HUMPBACK WHALES EAT? Humpback whales are baleen whales, which means instead of having teeth as an orca does, they have what’s called baleen, a kind of filter feeder system in their mouth. The way their baleen works is … Read More

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Witless Bay

Are you planning on visiting the Witless Bay Marine Ecological Reserve or staying in one of the close towns within the Marine Protected Zone like Bay Bulls, Mobile Bay, Tors Cove Village, or the Town of Witless Bay? … Read More

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6 Thing You Didn’t Know About Atlantic Puffins

Facts about Puffins you didn’t know! See why they are a crowd favorite! … Read More

Tors Cove - Sleepy little town with great views

Tors Cove Village

The sleepy town of Tors Cove should be on the bucket list for anyone visiting the Witless Bay and greater Marine Ecological Reserve area here on the Avalon Peninsula. Tors Cove Village is a short drive from St. John’s and … Read More

Newfoundland 2019 Food Fishery

If you’re an angler then a trip to Newfoundland is likely to satisfy your desire for tight lines, pristine waters, and world-class fishing. Newfoundland is famous for salmon fishing, trout fishing, and of course, ocean fishing.  … Read More

Our towns and cities, soaked in centuries of colourful history and culture

Why Colourful Newfoundland?

Why vacation in Colourful Newfoundland? You may be wondering the same thing. If you’ve never been to Newfoundland and know little about this place, it’s easy to miss the point. Maybe you’re a sun and sand destination traveller, or maybe you’ve been to every Canadian province except for Newfoundland. Either way, if you’ve never been here it may be hard to believe in magic. Some say Newfoundland is in the middle of nowhere, but that’s a matter of perspective. Just take a look at a map and see where Newfoundland Canada is. One can easily say Newfoundland is in the middle of everything. … Read More

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Paddle Main River Newfoundland

Canoeists, whitewater kayakers, and rafters can all be found enjoying Newfoundland’s Main River whitewater paddling. If you’re new to paddling and want to experience paddling the Main River, your best option is joining a commercial rafting trip which is almost exclusively offered in the spring. If you plan on kayaking, we want to be clear that this is a whitewater river and therefore suitable for whitewater kayaks, not sea kayaks. If you are paddling in a canoe, be sure it’s a canoe that’s suitable for whitewater and is outfitted for the same. … Read More

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The Best 3 Bay Bulls Boat Tours

Bay Bulls Newfoundland is a popular port for puffin and whale watching boat tours. Just north of the Witless Bay Marine Ecological reserve, the town of Bay Bulls sports a deep harbor which can accommodate larger boats. Although the wharf … Read More

Wolf

The Newfoundland Wolf is Back

In May 2012 Joe Fleming from Bonavista Newfoundland shocked the world when he posed in a photo with an 82 pound animal he killed with his rifle on the Bonavista Peninsula. Joe had thought the animal was a coyote but at closer inspection, he believed it was actually a wolf. Later the animals DNA was analysed and sure enough, it was a wolf. … Read More