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Entangled Whale Freed in Cape Cod Bay
Offbeat  (tags: entangled, whale, rescued, good news )

- 148 days ago -
A rescue team freed a young humpback whale Thursday in Cape Cod Bay after it became entangled in fishing gear Thursdays entanglement was the third handled by the center in less than two weeks.
Whale Vomit Found on Beach Could Be Worth $70,000
Offbeat  (tags: whale, vomit )

- 191 days ago -
If you happen to come across a smelly rock while taking a long walk on the beach, it could be your lucky day.
Sperm Whale Photobombs Scientists Using Unmanned Sub to Explore 2,000 Feet Below Gulf of Mexico
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- 555 days ago -
Astonishing footage shows the 35 foot long sea mammal almost bumping into their ROV Hercules equipment, which was hovering nearly 2,000 feet below the boat on the Gulf of Mexico's seabed.
Whale of a Fail - Guy Looking At His Phone Doesn't See The Giant Humpback Whale Right In Front Of Him
Offbeat  (tags: whale, California, cellphone, fail )

- 624 days ago -
Whatever this guy is looking at on his phone, it better be good -- because it cost him the sight of a lifetime: a humpback whale breaching just feet away.
In Danger or Endangered? Will Worlds Loneliest Orca Be Released Into the Wild?
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- 637 days ago -
The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration will soon decide whether to put a killer whale named Lolita who has been dubbed "the world's loneliest orca" on the endangered species list.
Young Whale Trapped In Fishing Line Freed By Emergency Rescuers
Offbeat  (tags: off-beat, whale, unusual, humans, goodnews )

- 677 days ago -
Lifeguards spotted a young swimmer in trouble near a Maui beach last Wednesday, but he wasn't your average bather caught in the surf -- he was a 25-foot-long humpback whale.
New Threat to Canada's Pacific Humpback Whales?
Offbeat  (tags: animals, Whale, Canada )

- 693 days ago -
Once hunted to near extinction, the humpback whales of Canada's Pacific are back in larger numbers and the Canadian government has downgraded their status from "threatened" to one "of special concern".
Smiling Whale
Offbeat  (tags: coast, laughing, picture, smiling, waters, whale )

- 1294 days ago -
The picture was taken by 60-year-old photographer Doug Perrine in Hawaii, in the waters just off the coast of Kona. False killer whale seems to be always laughing.
Diver Frees Entangled Orca That Cried For Help VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: orca, whale, rescue, entangles, good news, video, animals, odd, off-beat, interesting, wildlife, protection, unusual )

- 1719 days ago -
An orca that had become entangled in a crayfish pot off a New Zealand beach cried for the help of nearby orcas, but is alive thanks to a local diver who plunged in with a knife and cut the mammal loose. Part of the event was videotaped, and the orca's..
Surfer Narrowly Misses Being Swallowed By Humpback Whale (Video)
Offbeat  (tags: Surfer, Narrowly, Misses, Being, Swallowed, By, Humpback, Whale )

- 1814 days ago -
A woman paddling on a surfboard off the coast of Santa Cruz, California escapes being swallowed up by a humpback whale feeding on fish at the surface. The person filming notes that she (or they) had never paddled out that far from shore before
Whale Nearly Swallows Surfer and Kayaker! WATCH VIDEO
Offbeat  (tags: whale, surfer, crazy, animals, bizarre, off-beat, odd, interesting, protection, safety, photos, unusual, wildlife )

- 1814 days ago -
This is a CRAZY close have to see for yourself. As much as I want to see a whale up close...I don't know if I could be THIS close...
Beached Whale Lands In Yorkshire Countryside, Half A Mile Inland
Offbeat  (tags: whale, animals, bizarre, environment, health, news, off-beat, odd, pictures, protection, photos, unusual, wildlife )

- 1844 days ago -
A dead whale found half a mile inland isn't part of the typical scenery you'd expect to find in the midst of England's picturesque countryside.
Rare White Humpback Whale Spotted Off Great Barrier Reef
Offbeat  (tags: humpback whale, whale, albino, animals, bizarre, environment, interesting, news, odd, off-beat, pictures, photos, unusual, wildlife )

- 1850 days ago -
Believed to be just a few weeks old, the 12ft calf was seen at Cid Harbour in the famous reef's Whitsunday Islands area by a family out in the bay in their boat. White whales are highly unusual, with only 10 to 15 believed to exist.
Paddle Boater Meets Blue Whale
Offbeat  (tags: whale, unusual, animals, off-beat, odd, interesting, pictures, environment )

- 1898 days ago -
This lucky guy got an up close encounter with the majestic Blue Whale. Truly amazing....sorry that you have to watch an ad before.
Humpback Whale Song Spreads to Other Whales
Offbeat  (tags: Whale, song, haunting )

- 2016 days ago -
Recordings of male humpback whales have shown that their haunting songs spread through the ocean to other whales.

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