NAPA (CBS SF) — A wayward porpoise was spotted cruising in the Napa River near a boat dock Thursday morning.
Mary Dwyer heard about the sighting, and packed up the car to go see it herself. 139 more words
“The Free Willy Story: Keiko’s Journey Home” is a documentary made by Discovery Channel in 1998 following Keiko’s transfer from Reino Aventura, Mexico City, to the Oregon Coast Aquarium for rehabilitation. 843 more words
VALLEJO (CBS SF) — Sivuqaq, Six Flags Discovery Kingdom’s beloved male Pacific walrus, passed away Sunday from heart failure at 21 years of age, park officials said. 389 more words
“In a May 2012 report on sonar use, the navy said acoustic sources and sonar more than 2.5 million times annually exposed marine animals to sounds considered ‘disturbing’, while around 500 times a year marine animals were exposed to sound levels that were considered to result in injury. 46 more words
Short-finned pilot whales have an odd shape (compared to most of their closest cetacean relatives). They have square shaped heads with melons that bulge out a little. 284 more words