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Rare Gray Whale Visits North America
Animals  (tags: animals, whales, gray whale, western pacific gray whale, marine mammals, wildlife, wildanimals, rare animals, endangered species, environment, animalwelfare )

- 2642 days ago -
Marine researchers say a rare whale tracked across the Pacific Ocean into North American waters this year had been there before.Photo analysis has confirmed that the highly endangered western Pacific gray whale dubbed Flex ,one of only 130 remaining
Another Dead Whale Found In SF Bay
Animals  (tags: gray whale, dead, wildlife, floating, bay, sadness )

- 2935 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO BAY (CBS 5) ― Click to enlarge1 of 1 Sea birds surround the carcass found in the San Francisco Bay. CBS
Rescuers Free Whale Trapped in Californian Harbour
Animals  (tags: gray whale, rescued, harbour, wildlife, endangered )

- 2935 days ago -
The 40ft-long grey whale, which was believed to be around 60 years old, arrived in the harbour and began circling it. Marine biologists initially tried to startle it into swimming back out into the Pacific by making loud noises including buzzing it
Gray Whale Washed Up on Humboldt County Beach May Have Been Harpooned Off Russia
Animals  (tags: gray whale, humboldt county beach, mystery, harpooned, russia )

- 3005 days ago -
The gray whale washed up on Dry Lagoon beach on Feb. 2 was hardly an unusual sight. But when the mammal rolled over in the surf 11 days later, the shaft of a harpoon could be seen jutting from its flesh.
Whale Draws a Crowd Near Santa Barbara Harbor, But Appears Thin and Weak
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, gray whale, apears thin and weak, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, suffering, sadness, protection )

- 3363 days ago -
The situation appears bleak for a 30-foot gray whale that has been loitering and sporadically trying to feed for days near or within the entrance to Santa Barbara Harbor. Paul Wellman of the Santa Barbara Independent supplied Outposts with the accompan
How Much Is a Whale Worth? $20 Bucks According to the Makah Tribal Court
Animals  (tags: Justice, Twenty Dollars, for, viciously, illegally, slaughtered, defenseless, Gray whale, Makah Tribe, illegal tribal whaling, sea shepherd )

- 3662 days ago -
They promised tough prosecution, but in the end the Makah Nation couldn't put together a jury to try five whalers who were charged with illegally killing a gray whale off Neah Bay last fall. Tribal Judge Stanley Myers on Wednesday instead granted the men
Dead Gray Whale Stuck Under San Francisco Pier
Animals  (tags: san francisco, marine wildlife, whales, gray whale, death, endangered, extinction, humans, habitat, protection, sadness )

- 3666 days ago -
SAN FRANCISCO (Map, News) - San Francisco port officials succeeded Friday in dislodging the decaying carcass of a gray whale that got stuck under a pier along the city's waterfront. A small boat towed the body of the 1-year-old gray whale beyond the Go
Beached Gray Whale Likely Starved To Death
Animals  (tags: long beach, marine wildlife, whales, gray whale, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, death, starvation )

- 3668 days ago -
Marine biologists believe a gray whale that washed ashore on the Long Beach Peninsula died of starvation. Biologists from Cascadia Research conducted a post-mortem Monday on the 26-foot carcass near Copalis Spit. Stranding coordinator Jessie Huggins
Whale Dies on Washington Coast
Animals  (tags: awshington state, marine wildlife, whales, gray whale, death, endangered, extinction, humans, protection, habitat, sadness )

- 3671 days ago -
COPALIS, Grays Harbor County -- Researchers are examining a gray whale that died on the Washington coast near Copalis Spit. A clam digger spotted the whale over the weekend and said it is about 26 feet long. A biologist with Cascadia Research, John C
Gray Whale Washes Up On Huntington Beach ~ Video
Animals  (tags: california, marine wildlife, whales, gray whale, beach, endangered, extinction, protection, habitat )

- 3712 days ago -
Authorities say a dead juvenile gray whale has washed up on an Orange County beach. The marine mammal, estimated to be 15-feet long and 1,500 pounds, was spotted at about 3:30 p.m. Monday on Huntington Beach. A marine biologist who inspected the c
10 Hour Death of a Whale Was Neither Humane Nor Swift, Makahs Report
Animals  (tags: animalsuffering, cruelty, AnimalCruelty, wildlife, Gray Whale )

- 3842 days ago -
The National Marine Fisheries Service requested the report from the tribe to help an analysis being done for an environmental-impact statement that would be needed to approve any future legal whale hunts by the tribe.
Gray Whales Far From Recovered?
Animals  (tags: whales, gray whale, endangered, animal, wildlife )

- 3909 days ago -
Whales' numbers prior to commercial whaling ranged between 76,000 and 118,000 for the western and eastern stocks combined. A new genetic study indicates that this stock, which migrates between Alaska and Mexico, is still far from its peak.
Makah Leaders Denounce Killing Of Gray Whale
Animals  (tags: usa, wildlife, sealife, gray whale, endangered, extinction, killing )

- 3909 days ago -
NEAH BAY, Wash. -- Makah Tribal Police said they'll "come down hard" on the hunters who shot and killed a gray whale over the weekend near Neah Bay. The Makah Tribal Council said the killing was "a blatant violation" of tribal law and promised to prose
Seattle Times: Rogue Makah Tribe Members Killed Gray Whale
Animals  (tags: Makah treibe, gray whale, wahle killing )

- 3911 days ago -
I completely understand this tribe's wish to preserve their cultural heritage, but from what I have researched there is a dark side to their whale hunts.

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