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Migaloo the Elusive White Whale in Full Flight
Offbeat  (tags: Newcastle, whale, Australia, albino, migaloo, video )

Marie
- 34 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
An Australian photographer, who spent nine years trying in vain to photograph Migaloo the albino whale, was finally credited for his long-running persistence on Friday when he captured all 50-tonnes of the amazing animal north of Newcastle.
Beautiful Moment Curious Baby Sperm Whale Swims Up to Photographer and Son
Offbeat  (tags: Calf, baby, sperm, whale, photographer, son, pictures, stunning )

Marie
- 52 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Growing to the size of a bus, sperm whales are one of nature's biggest predators, but despite their imposing bulk they are actually gentle giants as this baby calf proved.
10,000 FEET Under the Sea: Whale Sets Record for Deepest Ever Dive After It Plunges Seven Empire State Buildings Deep
Offbeat  (tags: Whale, record breaking, dive, Empire State Building )

Marie
- 117 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
Whales are capable of swimming vast distances across oceans, but they are also expert divers.
Endangered Whale Shipped Through Canada, Prompting Call for Tougher Trade Laws
Offbeat  (tags: Ottawa, Canada, whale, endangered, save, shipped, tougher laws )

Marie
- 159 days ago - m.citynews.ca
Canada's trade laws involving at-risk species are being called into question after meat of the endangered fin whale was recently shipped through the country, sparking outcry from environmentalists.
Rescue Dog Thrilled By Sea Lion Frenzy [Video]
Offbeat  (tags: Rescue, dog, whale, sealions, spotter, sea, video, offbeat )

Marie
- 262 days ago - mnn.com
Whiskie the whale-spotting dog, a former stray from Michigan, was excited by a recent swarm of sea lions and humpback whales in California's Monterey Bay.
Smiling Whale
Offbeat  (tags: coast, laughing, picture, smiling, waters, whale )

Plant
- 475 days ago - rotorama.com
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 )

Lindsey
- 900 days ago - grindtv.com
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 )

Agnes
- 995 days ago - treehugger.com
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 )

Lindsey
- 995 days ago - freep.com
This is a CRAZY close call...you 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 )

Lindsey
- 1025 days ago - huffingtonpost.com
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 )

Lindsey
- 1031 days ago - dailymail.co.uk
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 )

Lindsey
- 1079 days ago - video.yahoo.com
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 )

Tarequl
- 1197 days ago - daily-sun.com
Recordings of male humpback whales have shown that their haunting songs spread through the ocean to other whales.
It Is OUTRAGEOUS! Make Denmark STOP!
Offbeat  (tags: Denmark, whale, slaughter, killed )

Tarequl
- 1203 days ago - change.org
Such whale hunts do indeed occur in the Faroe Islands, usually during the summer months. The Faroe Islands are made up of a number of small inhabited islands. Every year, hundreds of long-finned pilot whales are killed in such slaughters.
Sedatives Used to Free Whale From Fishing Line
Offbeat  (tags: Fishing, whale, save, endangered )

Tarequl
- 1272 days ago - daily-sun.com
Researchers have a new tactic to save endangered whales tangled in fishing line: Get them to calm down with sedatives shot from a dart gun so they can pull closer and cut the potentially fatal gear away.
 

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