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San Juan Islands Weekend Travel Guide

When I first moved to Seattle I began hearing stories about the San Juan Islands. Stories about how they are the Martha’s Vineyard of Washington, stories about taking a sea plane to the islands, and stories about wild outdoor adventures. 739 more words


Thoughts On Sea World

This is something that has been bothering me for a long time now and I need to let it out or I’m going to explode if I have to read one more bullshit comment on how sea world is such an educational place. 983 more words


Pool World

Story by Brooke Kobs, Section Editor

In 1983, a baby orca whale by the name of Tilikum was captured near Iceland and heartbreakingly ripped from his parents. 472 more words

Animal Rights

Dive Team

This 11 x 14 acrylic painting was the result of two sessions. TWO! I’m astonished at myself. Usually my work gets dragged out for weeks because of work and other commitments that prevent me from holing myself up and painting from dawn to dusk. 247 more words


Captive Orcas Can Learn How to Speak Dolphin, Researchers Say

Captive orcas who live with dolphins are capable of imitating their sounds, joining an exclusive list of species that are capable of modifying their voices or learning new vocalizations, according to a new… 115 more words

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nice as it would be to be able to take pictures of exactly what I can see through my spotting scope, even my old iphone can pick up this dorsal fin as we get to watch a pod of resident orcas frolic in the waters in front of us for the first time this season on what would otherwise be kind of a dreary wet afternoon! 20 more words


Blackfish - a review

Many of you may be familiar with the movie ‘Blackfish’, an eye-opening documentary film released in 2013 that depicts the shocking events that have occurred at SeaWorld, which have resulted in the deaths of multiple people including several of the animal trainers. 721 more words

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