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Krill Joy — Drone Video of Blue Whale Feeding

Something to take one’s mind off the apocalyptic hurricane bearing down on the west coast of Florida. Rare images of blue whale feeding behavior Krill Joy From Slate:This video catches a rare glimpse of a gigantic, lunge-feeding blue whale deciding … Continue reading

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Blue 52 — Which May or May Not Be the Loneliest Whale

Somewhere in the vast North Pacific Ocean, there is a singular whale singing a unique song, which was first recorded in 1989. For close to thirty years, researchers monitoring anti-submarine hydrophone arrays have heard a whale call which is much higher than the calls … Continue reading

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Attempt to Save Entangled Blue Whale as West Coast Whale Entanglements Rise

On Monday, a 70-80 foot long blue whale entangled in crab or fish nets and lines was spotted off the coast of Dana Point in southern California.  A marine mammal rescue team attempted cut the nets and lines to free the … Continue reading

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Has the Blue Whale Exploded Yet?

Update: CNN is now reporting that there are three dead blue whales on nearby beaches in Newfoundland. Thanks to Phil Leon for the heads-up. In case you missed the news, a dead 25m (81ft) blue whale has drifted ashore on the … Continue reading

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Secrets Hidden in a Whale’s Ear

Scientists have found the record of a whale’s life in, of all places, its ear.  The carcass of a blue whale, which died after being struck by a ship, has yielded a 10″ slab of ear wax which researchers have … Continue reading

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Amazing Video – Kayaking and Swimming with Blue Whales

I have kayaked with killer whales. It was many years ago and the memories are still vivid.  I can only imagine how awe inspiring it must be to kayak next to a blue whale, the largest creature ever to live on the … Continue reading

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Blue Whales in Monterey Bay

Whale watchers were stunned last week to see 28 blue whales feeding on krill in Monterey Bay. Blue whales are the largest animal ever to live on earth and are also highly endangered with an estimated population of only 10,000 … Continue reading

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