All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘whale’

Large Whale Beached in Nicaragua, Locals Help

A massive whale, thought to be a humpback, beached itself on the shores of Nicaragua’s southern coast Friday. Locals and tourists tried to intervene, and push it back out to sea, but were unsuccessful by the time the sun was setting. According to Mario Rodriguez, the Nicaraguan Environment Ministry’s delegate stationed in the region, the female whale, estimated to be …

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Newfoundland Whale Stinks Up Canadian Town

A whale recently washed up on the shore of Trout River, Newfoundland and is causing a stink, literally. The whale carcass has been decomposing for some time and the smell is becoming unbearable for residents. The large blue whale carcass is 81 feet long and is growing larger every day as internal gases build up inside its body. The carcass …

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Whale Tail Slaps Woman On Boat In Mexico

Whale watching is a popular hobby in Mexico and many vacationers enjoy getting close to the large and magnificent animals by taking advantage of the many whale watching excursions available in tourist areas. Mexico is one of a few places where boaters can actually get close to whales. Although the gigantic creatures are usually docile, they have been known to …

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Saber-Toothed Whale Washed Ashore Far From Home

Saber teeth are not just for tigers, anymore. Apparently saber-toothed can also refer to whales, Stejneger’s Beaked Whales, to be precise. These whales are typically located near Bering Sea, which gives way to another commonly used name for the whales, Bering Sea beaked whales as well as the most popular title Saber-toothed whales. On October 15th, a nearly 15-foot female …

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