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Atlanta aquarium sues US Gov. to get 18 whales from Russia

A Georgia aquarium went to court on Wednesday seeking federal permission to bring 18 captured beluga whales to the United States from Russia.

The Georgia Aquarium in Atlanta sued the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration fisheries service in September for the right to acquire the whales, which were captured off the coast of northern Russia in the Sea of Okhotsk and are currently in the care of Russian scientists.

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Law

Amid SeaWorld Controversy, Researcher Concludes Killer Whale Captivity Is Inappropriate

SAN FRANCISCO (KCBS)— Since the release of the film, “Blackfish”, SeaWorld has seen a drop in attendance and a plummet of its stock price.

On Friday, the company announced that it will double the size of its killer whale tanks in response to criticism for their treatment of their marine mammals. 375 more words

News

WATCH: Beluga Whale Scares 2 Little Kids With Bro Moves

There’s no video for it yet, but this GIF shows exactly what a beluga whale at the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut thinks of children.

It looks like he’s saying, “Come at me, bro!” 79 more words

Funny Videos

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October

Outside in Alaska

Done! I have now been to all 50 United States of America, plus Washington D.C. Perhaps I was way more excited than I should have been, but it has only been in the past few years that I believed it would be possible to complete this bucket list. 305 more words

50 States

Road trip! Venture Quest Kayaking

If a breaching whale comes down on you, you will die.

The smiles ringing the group slip slightly. A woman who was already visibly apprehensive about the whole venture sucks in her breath and shoots her husband a tight-lipped sideways glance.

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