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Wayward Porpoise Spotted In Napa River

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


Animal Portfolio Part 3: The Free Willy Story - Keiko's Journey Home

“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


Counting whales: My week on Arapawa Island

By Hannah Hendriks, Marine Conservation Technician

Part of my job is to collect and manage marine mammal sighting data. However, two weeks ago, I got the chance to get away from my day-to-day desk work and help out on the annual… 606 more words

Native Animals

Walrus That Starred In 'Jurassic Park' 'Lord Of The Rings' & Other Movies Dies At Six Flags In Vallejo

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


Animals | Humpback Whale

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Humpback Whale-June 2015 Avila Beach-California-USA.. 48 more words


Deaf to Death

“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 Whale (Globicephala macrorhynchus)


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

Marine Mammal