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Whale Watchers on Alert
Animals  (tags: pacific north west, marine wildlife, whales, orcas, missing pressumed dead, scientists not alarmed, endangered, extinction, environment, habitat, humans, sadness, protection )

- 3395 days ago -
Scientists monitor population but aren't too alarmed by deaths The loss of seven killer whales in the southern Strait of Georgia sounds worse than it is, says Dr. John Ford. Ford, a marine biologist at Nanaimo's Pacific Biological Station, said it's "
Abandoned Fishing Gear Has Killed More Than 30,000 Puget Sound Animals
Animals  (tags: pacific north west, puget sound, marine wildlife, fishing gear, abondend, killing, humans, habitat, protection )

- 3437 days ago -
From on deck, it sounded as if Darth Vader were prowling the floor of Puget Sound. Slow, deep breaths escaped from the speaker that broadcast diver Ken Woodside's every sound from nearly 50 feet below the surface. A two-way-radio connection allowed
Special Tribute Friday for Oldest Orca K7
Animals  (tags: pacific north west, marine wildlife, whales, orcas, lummi, special tribute, pressumed dead, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, sadness )

- 3463 days ago -
She was believed to be the oldest whale in the Southern Resident Killer Whale community. The Center for Whale Research, who estimates her birth year as 1910, designated her K7. She was given the name "Lummi" through The Whale Museum's Orca Adoption
Tribute Planned for Missing Orca Lummi
Animals  (tags: pacific north west, marine wildlife, whales, orcas, lummi, tribute, missing, pressumed dead, endangered, extinction, habitat, humans, protection, sadness )

- 3463 days ago -
VANCOUVER ISLAND - She's been missing and presumed dead for several months, so now it's time to say good-bye. Lummi, the oldest orca among the three pods of endangered southern resident killer whales, did not return to the waters off southern Vancouver
Vancouver Island Is Ready to Celebrate the Gray Whales' Return
Animals  (tags: vancouver island, pacific north west, whales, gray whales, watching, endangered, extinction, protection )

- 3668 days ago -
TOFINO, B.C. -- They move like silent submarines, encrusted with patches of white barnacles, just below the surface of the water. Although Pacific gray whales are not as showy or playful as their cetacean cousin, the orca or killer whale, catching sight o

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