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The Salt of the Earth

“I also befriended a whale. These are the whales in Argentina. An adult like this is 35 meters long, weighs about 40 tons. She came so close to the boat, I could touch her.   137 more words


Seeing it All, Wow!

So, we thought we had done well the other day with orcas coming from all directions and then four beauties going around us. We were still talking about that yesterday and then we watched the video that I had narrated as they came towards us. 1,070 more words


Imprisonment by Miami Seaquarium

Victoria Watson

Staff Writer

The Miami Seaquarium has been dealing with a lot of backlash lately. People have been protesting about the freedom of Lolita, a 7,000 pound, 44-year-old orca whale. 497 more words


An Alphabet Algorithm

Dark devils deep down drove Dan dizzy. While white whales whisked waters without worry. Sharp scars showed subtle severity subdue Sam’s smiling skin. Basked beneath bright blue, blissful breeze blew Brock’s barbarian beliefs beyond. 79 more words


Do Whales Get the Bends?

National Geographic reports

Whales may be able to get the same decompression sickness that scuba divers do when they surface too quickly from a dive, despite their adaptations to a life in the ocean.

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A Cheap Weekend in Seattle

At least, that was the selling point.  Our number one child, Catherine, who’s always wanted to see whales, had been nagging her parents about how much she needed a vacation during the one week gap between the end of her summer semester and the beginning of her fall semester, and “Flights to Seattle are really cheap at the moment”.   3,236 more words