NAVY SHIP JUST MISSES GRAY WHALES OFF DANA POINT

Orange County News Navy ship almost hits gray whales off Dana Point Tuesday, March 11, 2014 Eileen Frere More: Bio, Twitter, Recent Stories, News Team DANA POINT, Calif. (KABC) — The Navy’s new ship, the USS Coronado, nearly slammed into … Continue reading

PACHICO MAYORAL REMEMBERED BY CARL SAFINA

  Whale Whisperer Don Pachico Mayoral is Gone Posted by Carl Safina of Blue Ocean Institute on October 27, 2013 (2) Share on email More » Don Pachico Mayoral, the first man to make physical contact and develop friendly relationships … Continue reading

FAREWELL PACHICO – A BEAUTIFUL HUMAN BEING

Gray whales champion Mayoral dies (10-23 10:59) Francisco Mayoral, a noted defender of Mexico’s gray whales and one of the country’s earliest and most-experienced whale-watching guides, died of a stroke Tuesday in Mexico’s Baja California peninsula. He was 72. A … Continue reading

GRAY WHALE BABY BOOM

Gray whale baby boom holding strong despite persistent sea ice in 2012 Alex DeMarban August 14, 2013 Gray Whale breaching. Gray Whales are distinguished from Humpbacks by their lack of a dorsal fin, among other characteristics. Merrill Gosho / NOAA … Continue reading

AN AMAZING STUDY OF DOLPHINS CARING FOR A SICK ANIMAL

An unusual case of care-giving behavior in wild long-beaked common dolphins (Delphinus capensis) in the East Sea Kyum J. Park1,*, Hawsun Sohn1, Yong R. An1, Dae Y. Moon2, Seok G. Choi1, Doo H. An1 Supportive behavior in cetaceans refers to … Continue reading

DOLPHINS PLAY WITH GRAY WHALE

A photo taken about 600 feet above the waters around Catalina Island by the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration shows a dozen long-beaked common dolphins getting a free ride from a migrating gray whale. The dolphins are pushed along by the … Continue reading

GRAY WHALES LOVE HUMANS

This is a fantastic shot giving some idea of the extraordinary curiosity of the Gray whales.   Not to mention the bravery of those folks in the panga as they must surely have been a tad worried the whale would come … Continue reading

GRAY WHALE OFF NAMIBIA – GREAT PHOTOS

This whale looks very thin – Sue Arnold First Gray Whale South of Equator on Record May 17, 2013 Images of the stray gray while sighted off the coast of Namibia in early May 2013. A gray whale that was … Continue reading

AMAZING GRAY WHALE NOW IN NAMIBIA

Gray whale photographed off Namibia is first-ever documentation of species in Southern Hemisphere Lost and lonely whale could have entered Atlantic via Northwest Passage May 14, 2013 by Pete Thomas A gray whale has been spotted and photographed off Namibia, marking … Continue reading