Wednesday, 20 June 2012

Jun-20 2012

The tender mating ritual of the humpback whale captured
The Daily Telegraph - 1 hour ago
MATING humpback whales have been captured on camera for the first time - and the act is one of amazing gentleness between the marine giants

Scientists dissect beached whale - 21 hours ago
Researchers from the University of Prince Edward Island are dissecting a dead Minke whale on a beach near Point Spry.

Blue whale skeleton attracts visitors
Oman Tribune - 13 hours ago
ISLAMABAD The huge skeleton of a blue whale, installed at Pakistan Museum of Natural History (PMNH), is attracting a large number of visitors

Whales More Frequent Guests in Iceland's Fjords
IcelandReview - 21 hours ago
Three humpback whales were spotted near the old whaling station in Suðureyri in Tálknafjörður in the West Fjords last weekend.

Arctic Watch to Attempt to Photo Identify 100 Beluga Whales
Signal News - 21 hours ago
The Arctic Watch Wilderness Lodge is in the midst of an ambitious project to photo-identify 100 Beluga whales by summer's end

Whales, orcas put on show in Monterey Bay
SFBay - 15 hours ago
Majestic blue and "killer" whales are giving whale watchers a treat already, and observers say the best is yet to come.

Hundreds watch orcas at Scrabster
John O'Groat Journal - 6 hours ago
AN exceptionally close encounter with a group of five killer whales by hundreds of visitors and locals at Thurso and Scrabster marked the dramatic return

Legislators want review as Minn. Zoo ends dolphin exhibit
Minnesota Public Radio - 7 hours ago
Days after the Legislature approved $4 million for the Minnesota Zoo, it was announced that the popular dolphin exhibit would come to an end.

Cancer survivors celebrate life by swimming with dolphins - 16 hours ago
As Ahmad Chehabeddine watched youngest daughter, Lana, reach out to touch adolphin swimming by, he recalled the moment he heard the worst news

Residents Urged to Report Dolphin Sightings - 20 hours ago
In her June newsletter, Newport Beach Mayor Nancy Gardner lends her support to the CoastalDolphin Survey

A Dolphin swap at Acuario de Veracruz
bottlenose dolphin "Brisa" was transferred from Delfiniti Ixtapa to Acuario de Veracruz on 15-Jun-2012, she was exhanged with a male dolphin named "Chico" who was returned to Delfiniti. (translated, Spanish)

Risso Dolphins arrive at Hangzhou Polar Ocean Park
6 Risso's dolphins were transferred from Japan to Hangzhou Polar Ocean Park (China) on 18-Jun-2012. This brings the population of Risso's up to 8 animals, the largest collection of Risso's in China

3 Porpoises released
Hedzer, Tessel and Roos (harbor porpoises) were released on 19-Jun-2012

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