Posts Tagged: whales

Animals

Huge Humpback Whale Slaps Cameraman

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This is what it looks like when a giant humpback whale delivers a solid smack to the face (and camera) of a diver.

CLOSE CALLS

Divers Come Within Feet of Getting Eaten by Whales

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A pair of giant humpback whales pop up for lunch, nearly swallowing two divers in the process.

Animals

Drowning Whale Saved by Brave Fisherman

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Adrian Colaprete dives into the ocean to within feet of a drowning northern right whale -- an endangered species -- and cuts it free from fishing rope with a knife, capturing everything using a head-cam.

FISHING

Killer Whale Steals Fish Off Line

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A couple of fishermen are caught by surprise when an orca comes out of nowhere to snag their halibut.

Animals

Clever Otter Jumps into Small Boat

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A mother otter avoids being eaten by a group of killer whales by jumping into a small boat.

Animals

Humpback Whale Startles Kayaker

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A relaxing day of kayaking in Port San Luis turns into an up close encounter with a giant humpback whale.

Animals

Amazing Up-Close Whale Breach

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A humpback whale breaches high and fast just a few feet from the boat during a halibut fishing charter off the coast of Tofino.

DEAD ANIMALS

Was Anyone There A Marine Biologist?

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Locals and wildlife nerds are baffled today as they try to determine the cause of death for a gray whale that recently washed ashore in Camano Island, Washington.

Cats

Wales And Whales Just Wanna Say Hi

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REDDIT

Meme Watch: The iPhone Whale

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If you haven't spent much time on Reddit lately, you may have missed out on the explosion of "iPhone whale" related pictures there since <a href="http://www.reddit.com/user/SweetAlmighty">SweetAlmighty</a> posted the picture above in r/funny two days ago with the title "<a href="http://www.reddit.com/r/funny/comments/k8475/life_of_a_whale_biologist/">Life of a Whale Biologist</a>.

BELUGA WHALES

The best whale-dancing-to-mariachi-music video you will ever see (and Morning Links)

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This beluga whale being serenaded by mariachi music is both bizarre and delightful.

nature

Apple Has More Cash Than The US Government

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It's sort of a running joke among all of us who love Apple products -- which is basically everyone at this point, right.

HOLY S

This Should Be A SyFy Movie

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Olivier Lambert and Klaas Post discovered the skull of a new species of prehistoric sperm whale in the Pisco-Ica desert of Peru.

Endangered Species

COVE DIRECTOR HELPS BUST RESTAURANT FOR SERVING WHALE SUSHI

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Thanks to the help of some activists that worked with Louis Psihoyos on his Oscar-winning documentary The Cove, a Santa Monica sushi restaurant was busted for selling endangered whale meat.


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