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The Whale Guardians of San Francisco Bay

WIRED - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
The men and women bouncing around the cabin are building up a trove of data about these waters, including the humpback and blue whales that come this time of year to feed on masses of krill. The ACCESS program—that'd be the Applied California ...

Blue whales surface in Trenton

Belleville Intelligencer - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
Peter May, president of Research Casting International Ltd. in Trenton, Ont., stands amid blue whale bones at the company's headquarters Thursday, July 21, 2016.
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Humpback, blue whales storm Monterey Bay

The Mercury News - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Humpback and blue whales typically feed in the Monterey Bay in the summer, and it's not unusual to see counts fluctuate as they chase prey along the California coast, Calambokidis said.
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The Sea Will Get a Lot Quieter Without the Navy's Whale-Killing Sonar

WIRED - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
If you were a blue whale, the water in most of the world's oceans would be so murky that you wouldn't be able to see your own flukes.

When Did Today's Whales Get So Big?

Smithsonian - ‎Jul 14, 2016‎
Spanning up to 100 feet and weighing up to 200 tons, the largest animal ever to have lived is one most people are familiar with: the formidable blue whale. The rest of the sub-order of baleen whales (or mysticetes) aren't too shabby either, boasting ...
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A £9 T-shirt and £15 shoes: Casual Prince George's affordable, on-sale wardrobe reflects his normal Norfolk life - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
George wears an oatmeal jumper with navy stripes with a blue whale knitted on the front, which is by Spanish childrenswear brand Pepa & Co and is currently reduced from £42 to £29.40.
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Rare Fin whale spotted in Puget Sound - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
The adult Fin whale is estimated to be between 60 and 70 feet in length and weighing 70 tons. The animal the Chilkat crew spotted is not only endangered, but the second largest animal on earth behind the blue whale. "This is like finding a brontosaurus ...

Whale meets El Niño, and the result was spectacular

FOX 11 Los Angeles - ‎9 hours ago‎
He thinks El Niño has changed the complexion of our big blue Pacific. For example, says Stewart, "I saw a Bryde's Whale in our local waters here. Normally our water is too cold for that. The Bryde's whale is a tropical whale so, you wouldn't normally ...
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Caught-on-Video Close Encounter: Whale Nearly Tosses Flute-Playing Paddleboarder Into Water

KTLA - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
A flute-playing paddleboarder isn't something beachgoers see every day, and clearly it isn't something humpback whales see every day either. One of the huge marine mammals decided to get up close to Viviana Guzmán, a professional flutist with a ...

Prince George's Whale Sweater Is Still Available (blog) - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
On sale for £33.60 from Spanish children's designer Pepa & Co., the soft cotton pullover features buttons across the shoulder (so it goes on easy) and a too-cute blue whale on the chest. As of this morning, still stocks the sweater ...

Don't Skip Whale Watching If You're Visiting Canada

MD Magazine - ‎14 hours ago‎
From August through October or November, you might catch sight of a blue whale - the largest animal on earth, weighing 140 tons and reaching 98-feet in length.
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Watch: Humpback whale seen off New Rochelle

The Journal News | - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
New Rochelle resident Dan Rogers headed out with some friends on a fishing trip Thursday morning, with hopes of catching some blue fish in the Long Island Sound. Around 1:30 p.m., he got an unexpected visitor several yards from his boat, when a ...
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Juneau scientist helps discover new whale species

Juneau Empire (subscription) - ‎9 hours ago‎
When a mysterious beaked whale washed ashore on St. George Island in June 2014, Michelle Ridgway was already on her way there.
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Beyoncé And Blue Ivy In Matching Gucci Dresses Is Making Us Seriously Broody

Grazia - ‎12 minutes ago‎
Beyoncé shared the snaps on her website, showing the pair posing in front of the Eiffel Tower and clearly having a whale of a time.
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Which are the world's tallest animals?

CBBC Newsround - ‎20 hours ago‎
The blue whale is the biggest of the lot - averaging around 30 metres in length! Their tongues alone can weigh as much as an elephant and their hearts are as heavy as a car.

Hits and Misses, July 26, 2016: The great race, whales and wildfires

Monterey County Herald - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
... least in a smallish region of Monterey Bay, where a combination of high winds at sea and an upwelling of cold water from the deep have attracted unusual amounts of krill, a tiny shrimp, which just happen to be the favorite food of humpback and blue ...
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LUCA: A 4 Billion-Year-Old Ancestor Of All Living Things On Earth

International Business Times - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Hard as it may be to fathom, the immense diversity of life we see around us today - from the bacteria living in the garden soil to the majestic blue whale inhabiting the deep blue seas - all evolved from one single-celled ancestor that lived, and ...
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Whale nudges Half Moon Bay paddleboarder near coastline

SFGate - ‎Jul 19, 2016‎
Record numbers of blue and humpback whales have been veering closer to the coastline in search of food. Back in May, Jan Roletto, research coordinator for the Gulf of the Farallones National Marine Sanctuary spoke to the San Francisco Chronicle about ...
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Return of fin, humpback whales to Salish Sea could be both a positive and negative sign

HeraldNet - ‎Jul 25, 2016‎
Adult fin whales are the second-largest creatures to ever roam the Earth behind the blue whale, Harris said. “This is like finding a brontosaurus in your backyard,” he said.

Whale Watching Adventures: Reward your team!

The OGM (press release) - ‎22 hours ago‎
There are 22 species of whales that come to feed, play and frolic here. The types of whales include the minke, sperm, pothead, blue, orca, and the world's largest population of humpbacks visit us off the coast of Newfoundland. The whales feed on ...