Sunday, 14 October 2012

Oct-08 to Oct-14 2012


A search for whales off Mexico's coast
Philadelphia Inquirer-2 hours ago
Whale-watching season runs from mid-December to mid-April, when thousands of ballenas (whales) ply the waters day and night.

South African whale driven through streets
Telegraph.co.uk-9 Oct 2012
He said: "The whale was spotted on the beach on Sunday afternoon. ... city's specialist marine rescue team, who used diggers and a lorry to remove the whale

Bridlington stranded whale died of 'bacterial infection'
BBC News-9 Oct 2012
A whale washed up on a beach in East Yorkshire last week died of a ... the 4.1m (13ft) female Sowerby's beaked whale after it became stranded in Bridlington

Desperate flight to freedom: Pelican's miraculous escape from the ...
Daily Mail-11 Oct 2012
But after disappearing into the huge mouth of the whale, these pictures show the incredible moment the bird re-emerged, then made its bid for freedom.

Whale carcass to be removed today
The Australian-11 Oct 2012
The popular beach was kept open on Wednesday and Thursday nights while sharks fed near shore on the 7m beached humpback whale calfe.

Beluga whale spotted in the Old Port?
Montreal Gazette-9 Oct 2012
Searchers tried to spot the whale Tuesday evening, including Alain ... The whale would have poor chances of surviving if it stays in the Montreal area, he said.

Dead whale found in Boston Harbor
Boston Globe-8 Oct 2012
A dead finback whale more than 50 feet in length was found floating in Boston Harbor early Sunday morning — a rarity for the area, officials said.


Choreography of submerged whale lunges revealed
Phys.Org-10 Oct 2012
Analysing the whales' acceleration patterns, Simon saw that as the whales initiated a lunge, they accelerated upward, beating the tail fins (flukes) twice as fast


Dead whale offers study opportunity
Otago Daily Times-12 Oct 2012
An adult female strap-toothed whale lies dead on St Kilda Beach, near ... Dunedin marine scientists are analysing the head of a dead adult whale, which washed

Keeping right whales out of harm's way explored at AHA! program
SouthCoastToday.com-11 Oct 2012
NEW BEDFORD — The population of North Atlantic right whales is already less than 400 and many in the scientific and conservationist communities are worried

Most Whale Deaths in Past 40 Years Were Caused by Humans
Scientific American-7 Oct 2012
Protection measures seem to have had no impact on whale deaths, according to a new study that reinforces the need for science-based approaches to reducing

Beluga Whale Import Request Draws Ire Of Animal Rights Activists
RedOrbit-10 Oct 2012
An Atlanta-based aquarium is drawing criticism from animal rights advocates for their plans to import 18 beluga whales captured off the eastern coast of Russia.

Whale trapped, two in lagoon
Fiji Times-12 Oct 2012
Mr Cinavilakeba said the whale had been trapped within the reefs of Totoya. He said the whale came with two others measuring 30 feet in length.

Dolphin release awesome to witness
Poughkeepsie Journal-2 hours ago
After stranding on the shore of Wellfleet in Cape Cod, Mass., four dolphins were released by the International Fund for Animal Welfare from Herring Cove in ...

Philippine court halts dolphin export to Singapore
AFP-20 hours ago
MANILA — A court has blocked the export of 25 captive dolphins trained in the Philippines to become show animals at a Singapore casino, a Filipino official

Dolphin-spotting on the river Ganges
WWF-UK-11 Oct 2012
In a new survey organised by WWF and the government of Uttar Pradesh in northern India, a total of 671 river dolphins were spotted along a 2,500km stretch of

Ganga river dolphin in India faces extinction
chinadialogue-11 Oct 2012
The Ganga dolphin was declared India's national aquatic animal in 2009, and the government approved a National Dolphin Action Plan in 2010

Flipper on a mission: Ukraine resuming dolphin combat training
RT-43 minutes ago
A Soviet program of dolphin military training is reportedly being revived in Ukraine. ... In the Soviet Union, dolphin training started in 1965, while a special naval

Rescuers lose fight for dolphin's life
This is Cornwall-11 Oct 2012
The common dolphin was discovered on the shoreline at Gyllyngvase Beach by ... Mammal experts try to keep the dolphin wet and calm on Gyllyngvase beach.

The bottlenose dolphins who bring up their daughters to be lifelong ...
Sydney Morning Herald-20 hours ago
While the quirky behaviour, believed to protect the dolphins' noses, or rostra, as they probe the sea floor for food, has been observed in a small group

Lonely dolphin tries to get frisky with humans off Cayman Islands ...
Washington Post-11 Oct 2012
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — Stinky the dolphin is lonely, and he's getting way too frisky with humans. The lone male bottlenose dolphin has been cavorting for

Dolphin Cove expanding to Turks & Caicos Islands
Jamaica Gleaner-10 Oct 2012
Dolphin Cove Limited has been granted a business licence to operate as an attraction in the Turks & Caicos Islands (TCI), but it still needs planning permission

Dolphins' Astounding Ability to Heal – Why SeaWorld is Confident ...
Seattle Post Intelligencer (blog)-7 Oct 2012
“How does the dolphin not bleed to death after a shark bite? How is it that dolphins appear not to suffer significant pain? What prevents infection of a significant

Protesters crash dolphin show at Niagara theme park
Edmonton Journal-8 Oct 2012
NIAGARA FALLS, Ont. - Dozens of protesters rushed the gates of Marineland on Sunday demanding an end to what they called the abuse of whales, dolphins

Dolphin Found on East End Beach
Patch.com-8 Oct 2012
A striped dolphin washed ashore at Lincoln Boulevard beach, likely early Sunday ... A dolphin was found washed ashore in the East End early Sunday morning

Warning over future dolphin capture
Solomon Star-8 Oct 2012
PREMIER of Western Province George Solingi Lilo has cautioned communities in the province that those who continue to capture dolphins for personal gains

Rescued Phuket dolphin's health improves
Phuket Gazette-8 Oct 2012
PHUKET: The condition of the injured Spinner dolphin rescued from Mai Khao Beach last month has improved, albeit slightly, thanks to the efforts of staff at the

Orcas moving south into Puget Sound
Kitsap Sun-8 Oct 2012
An orca swims in Puget Sound as seen from Fay Bainbridge Park on Monday. Three pods of the endangered whales have begun their annual southern

Bears Amakusa Dolphins Super Paradise
Hong Kong Sina - 8 Oct 2012
Visitors and Amakusa are directed to where the dolphins from the original the Amakusa and Tokyo near the Ogasawara Islands, is today the two wild dolphin habitat in Japan , local friends assured me throughout the year any day In

Bottle-nosed dolphins stranded cause of death is unknown
Central Daily News - 11 Oct 2012
A bottle nose dolphin was found in the morning of the 11th, ran aground in Tainan City, North Gate area beaches, emergency rescue by the Coast Guard and conservation groups, and the end was pronounced dead. Central News Agency reported on the 11th, the Coast Guard Administration, Southern Coastal Patrol Office

Sperm whale babies die
NHK - 2 012 10 Oct
8 days to 3 days, sperm was found to have Nagaretsui coast of Ibaraki Prefecture Kamisu whale baby is violently weakness, 10 days, and I died. Spine of the National Science Museum has continued to pay

Finding dolphin gutted in fire alarm environmentalists
La Vanguardia - October 10, 2012A dolphin with a clean cut in the abdomen, which has left the view all ... According Ecologists in Action has reported, it would be a dolphin bottlenose

Rescue a dolphin in southern Santa Cruz
The Daily 24 - October 9, 2012Rescued a dolphin that was stranded on the southern coast. ... A dolphin stranded on the coast of Santa Cruz was rescued by members of the Naval Port

Already have named the baby dolphin !
Telemundo Chicago - October 12, 2012
Author: TELEMUNDO CHICAGO AND POINT | Date: 12/10/2012 | Updated: 12/10/2012 2:35 PM CDT.Send. Already have named the baby dolphin ! Credit: Shedd

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