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I really enjoyed working on my recent “Sharks!” piece, which allowed me to highlight a bunch of lesser-known species. I enjoyed it so much, in fact, that I want to keep doing these! 260 more words


The Vanishing Vaquita

The worlds smallest cetacean (reaching lengths of only 4-5 ft.) and limited to a small home range in Baja, California is in dire straits. The vaquita ( 659 more words




Cetaceans (see-tay-shuhns) are very popular animals, particularly dolphins. Whales are probably most popular for their size, and dolphins popular because many people think they are cute since many breeds have a built-in smile. 582 more words


Park board votes to keep cetacean program at Vancouver Aquarium, bans most breeding

The Vancouver Park Board has unanimously voted to keep the cetacean program at the Vancouver Aquarium, but to prohibit most breeding.

“I think we probably struck the right balance,” said Park Board Commissioner Aaron Jasper. 308 more words


Why can't Solaris be a smarter movie?

Solaris—both the 1972 Tartovsky and the 2002 Soderberg films—are favorite films of mine.  They are wonderful psychological dramas that explore the nature of guilt, grief and the value of second chances, in a way that no other film can.  886 more words


Bottlenose dolphin pen sketches

Did these guys recently in biro pen while on a little break at work. Dolphin faces are equal parts fun and frustrating to draw!


Killer Whales At Dawn!

Hello from your Wildlife Officers on the Cap Finistere!!

This week I ventured out solo for the first round trip to Bilbao, and what a trip it was! 1,001 more words