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More Whale Poop, Please!

Odds are, you've never tried to imagine the enormity of a whale's excrement. Or perhaps you have, and you can truly wrap your head around how substantial, and messy, the "flocculent fecal plumes" of t…

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Man Single-Handedly Saves Whale Trapped in Net

By Stephen Messenger, TreeHugger Although the intricate messages conveyed within a whale's call are lost on human ears, there's a pretty good chance that at least one young humpback's song will …

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Whale Death Caused by Plastic Bags

A rare Gervais beaked whale was found on a beach in Puerto Rico with ten pounds of twisted plastic in its stomach. The ball of plastic caused the whale to starve to death. It was a juvenile female, an…

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7 Amazing Animal Journeys

By Rachel Cernansky, Planet Green You've probably heard about the polar bear who swam more than 400 miles over a continuous nine-day stretch. She was looking for ice, and although polar bears…

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Top 10 Animal Gluttons

By Animal Planet The average American eats over 1,700 pounds of food every year, but that's no match for the eaters of the animal kingdom. While humans may know when to say when, some creatures…

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Washed Up Whale Reveals Our Dirty Habits

A young 37-foot whale was found stranded on the shore in West Seattle, and it had a summary of what we're doing to our oceans held within its stomach. As photographer Chris Jordan documented in birds'…

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Whale Helps Raise Cancer Awareness

Happy animal story of the week: Paddleboard surfer Jodie Nelson got a helping hand (or should I say flipper?) from the animal kingdom last Sunday, March 28 when she set out on a 40-mile trek to raise …

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Free Willy Already! Looking at the Existence of Marine Parks

Nothing is more awesome for a child than watching a 12,000-pound Killer Whale jump vertically out of the water, extending its body skyward like a marine-based rocket, only to dramatically splash down …

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