Orcas, or killer whales as they are often known, hunt in groups. Those in Scottish waters that live offshore tend to hunt herring and mackerel, whilst inshore populations will take seals and seabirds.
Brian May has had a “traumatic” week, but not for his work in music or recent release of biopic Bohemian Rhapsody.
Sir, – I note with interest the comments of your correspondent Derek Farmer (Letters, October 27) regarding the incident of goat hunting on Islay and the subsequent comments by Mike Russell MSP.
An ingenious device to prevent roadkill on the A827 near Killin is being used to get more young people excited about engineering.
An American TV presenter has sparked outrage after tweeting “sickening” pictures of herself and a companion posing with a wild goat shot on Islay.
Zoe Kazan has said it is unlikely she will ever act opposite her partner Paul Dano.
The Duke of Cambridge has said he is not willing to face his children and tell them his generation let wildlife such as elephants and tigers go extinct “on our watch”.
The Duke of Cambridge has said he is not willing to look his children in the eye and tell them his was the generation that let wildlife such as elephants and tigers go extinct “on our watch”.
Climate change could be a factor in the decline of Scotland’s wading birds, conservationists have said.
Remarkable footage has captured the moment a sea lion threw a squid at a kayaker.