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  • A killer whale is swimming free once again after a group of fishermen spent hours working to save the animal after it became stranded on rocks.
  • A killer whale is swimming free once again after a group of fishermen spent hours working to save the animal after it became stranded on rocks.
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whale, rescue, national/world
  • Man at Stinson Beach
  • A great white shark sighting has prompted the closure of Stinson Beach in Marin County to swimmers and surfers for five days.
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stinson beach, marin county, whale, sharks, animal, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Man at Stinson Beach
  • A great white shark sighting has prompted the closure of Stinson Beach in Marin County to swimmers and surfers for five days.
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stinson beach, marin county, whale, sharks, animal, news
  • An endangered fin whale washed ashore on Stinson Beach Monday morning and veterinarians are performing a necropsy to determine why it died.
  • Veterinarians performed a necropsy on an endangered fin whale after it washed ashore on Stinson Beach Monday morning.
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whale, stinson beach, marin county, north bay news
  • An endangered fin whale washed ashore on Stinson Beach Monday morning and veterinarians are performing a necropsy to determine why it died.
  • Veterinarians performed a necropsy on an endangered fin whale after it washed ashore on Stinson Beach Monday morning.
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whale, stinson beach, marin county, north bay news, wayne freedman
  • Beached whale at Stinson Beach
  • Whale washes ashore at Stinson Beach
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marin county, stinson beach, whale, north bay news
  • Whales almost eat Divers (Original Version)
  • Divers off the central coast of California had a close encounter with a pair of whales.
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viral video, youtube, animal, whale, watercooler
  • Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
  • The 9th Circuit Court handed a major victory to Japanese whalers by labeling a group of anti-whaling activists "pirates."
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whale, protest, 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals, i-team video
  • Sea Shepherd Conservation Society
  • The 9th Circuit Court handed a major victory to Japanese whalers by labeling a group of anti-whaling activists "pirates."
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whale, protest, 9th u.s. circuit court of appeals, i-team, dan noyes
  • Mom and new baby whale at SeaWorld in San Diego
  • A special Valentine's Day delivery arrived at SeaWorld in San Diego Thursday.
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southern california, animal, whale, pregnancy, california news
  • SF students get rare look at whale specimen
  • Students in one biology class in San Francisco got a rare look at one of the most interesting creatures found in the oceans.
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animal, whale, news
  • SF students get rare look at whale specimen
  • Students in one biology class in San Francisco got a rare look at one of the most interesting creatures found in the oceans.
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animal, whale, san francisco news, lyanne melendez
  • A pod of rare blue whales has been
thrilling boaters off the Southern
California coast.
  • Ship traffic off the California coast will be re-routed to protect slow-moving endangered whales from ship collisions.
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san francisco bay, farallon islands, port of san francisco, port of oakland, los angeles, southern california, NOAA, boats, whale, animal, animals in peril, green
  • Japanese pilot whale hunts
  • A life and death struggle is underway in Japan. (Some of the images are difficult to watch.)
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animal, animals in peril, whale, i-team video
  • Japanese pilot whale hunts
  • A life and death struggle is underway at this moment in Japan -- the capture and slaughter of dolphins and small whales.
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animal, animals in peril, whale, i-team, dan noyes
  • whale
  • You've heard people do impersonations of animals, but this whale does an eerily real human impersonation!
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animal, whale, news
  • A humpback whale was spotted near Alcatraz and experts fear more may come into the bay in search of food.
  • A humpback whale was spotted near Alcatraz and experts fear more may come into the bay in search of food.
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whale, san francisco bay, fleet week, news
  • Shouka, the orca that lived at Six Flags Discovery Kingdom has moved to SeaWorld.
  • A beloved Bay Area orca is now calling Southern California her home.
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southern california, animal, whale, north bay news
  • whales outside Golden Gate
  • There is a new effort underway to protect whales off the coast of San Francisco because an alarming number have been killed by ships.
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golden gate bridge, whale, animals in peril, local news, alan wang
  • whales outside Golden Gate
  • There is a new effort underway to protect whales off the coast because an alarming number have been killed by ships.
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golden gate bridge, san francisco bay, whale, animals in peril, news
  • Boaters in Monterey Bay are advised to look out for large numbers of blue whales making their way through the area this summer.
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whale, boats, monterey, california news
  • Minke Whale
  • South Korea wants to start hunting whales for research, but there are concerns the hunts would be a cover for commercial whaling.
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animal, animals in peril, whale, monterey bay, green, david louie
  • Minke Whale
  • South Korea wants to start hunting whales for research, but there are concerns the hunts would be a cover for commercial whaling.
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animal, animals in peril, whale, monterey bay, news
  • dead whale
  • An endangered whale has washed up dead in the North Bay, and experts believe it was hit by a ship.
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whale, north bay news
  • Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.
  • Researchers and volunteers Monday rescued a gray whale that was entangled in a crab pot line in Bodega Bay.
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animal, animals in peril, whale, north bay news
  • Whale rescue operations halted in Southern Calif.
  • There's an aggressive effort to find a gray whale entangled in fishing net and there may have been a recent sighting.
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monterey county, southern california, whale, animal, animals in peril, california news, karina rusk
  • Whale rescue operations halted in Southern Calif.
  • Rescuers are hoping to save a whale that has become entangled in a net off the Monterey County Coast.
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monterey county, southern california, whale, animal, animals in peril, news
  • Whale rescue operations halted in Southern Calif.
  • What could be a life or death struggle to save a gray whale gets underway this morning off the Coast of Monterey County.
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monterey county, southern california, whale, animal, animals in peril, news
  • Whale rescue operations halted in Southern Calif.
  • The Coast Guard is searching for a 40-foot gray whale entangled in fishing line that may be heading down the California coast.
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southern california, whale, animal, animals in peril, news
  • Whale rescue operations halted in Southern Calif.
  • Rescuers say they were able to loosen some of the fishing line that entangled a 40-foot gray whale off the Southern California coast.
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southern california, whale, animal, animals in peril, news
  • Coast Guard launches effort to prevent whale-ship collisions
  • The U.S. Coast Guard has launched a new effort to help prevent ships from colliding with whales.
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san francisco bay, whale, news
  • Another gray whale has been spotted in San Francisco Bay, and boaters are again being asked to steer clear.
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animal, san francisco bay, whale, san francisco news
  • Lone gray whale extends stay in SF Bay
  • A lone gray whale spotted wandering in the San Francisco Bay Wednesday decided to extend its stay through at least Thursday.
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animal, san francisco bay, whale, news
  • whale
  • Boaters are being warned to steer clear of a whale that wandered off course into the Bay.
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animal, san francisco bay, whale, news
  • A grey whale was spotted Wednesday near Crissy Field in San Francisco Bay.
  • Beachgoers enjoyed a rare sight in the Bay Area Wednesday, a grey whale spotted swimming near Marina Green.
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animal, san francisco bay, whale, san francisco news
  • A grey whale was spotted Wednesday near Crissy Field in San Francisco Bay.
  • A grey whale was spotted Wednesday near Crissy Field in San Francisco Bay.
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animal, san francisco bay, whale, news
  • A judge for the first time in U.S. history heard arguments that could determine whether animals enjoy the same protection against slavery as humans.
  • A judge for the first time in U.S. history heard arguments that could determine whether animals enjoy the same protection against slavery as humans.
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animal, PETA, whale, lawsuit, california news
  • killer whale
  • A spectacular marine life sighting in Southern California leaves a group of whale watchers in awe.
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viral video, whale, news
  • High tides are preventing scientists from reaching a dead whale that washed up in a remote part of the Point Reyes National Seashore.
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animal, whale, point reyes, north bay news
  • Bay Area scientists are trying to figure out what killed a young orca that washed-up just north of McClures Beach.
  • Bay Area scientists are trying to figure out what killed a young orca that washed-up just north of McClure's Beach.
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point reyes, whale, animal, california academy of sciences, news
  • Bay Area scientists are trying to figure out what killed a young orca that washed-up just north of McClures Beach.
  • Bay Area scientists are trying to figure out what killed a young orca that washed-up just north of McClure's Beach.
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point reyes, whale, animal, california academy of sciences, north bay news, lilian kim
  • humpback whale
  • Caught on tape, an amazing close encounter between whale watchers and a humpback near Santa Cruz.
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santa cruz, whale, caught on tape, south bay news
  • humpback whale
  • An amazing close encounter between whale watchers and a humpback near Santa Cruz.
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caught on tape, santa cruz, whale, news
  • A pod of rare blue whales has been thrilling boaters off the Southern California coast.
  • A pod of rare blue whales has been thrilling boaters off the Southern California coast.
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animal, whale, southern california, news
  • Stinky the whale
  • A humpback whale that's hanging out in shallow water off Santa Cruz isn't there because he's hurt or needs help.
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animal, whale, santa cruz, south bay news
  • Pacifica whale deck
  • Kids at a school in Pacifica are trying out a very cool new way to learn some environmental lessons.
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pacifica, whale, peninsula news, amy hollyfield
  • One of Californias most popular specialty license plates has been redesigned.
  • One of California's most popular specialty license plates has been redesigned.
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sacramento, whale, california news
  • Killer whale sounds aren't helping to coax a wayward gray whale back to sea that's stuck in the Klamath River.
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animals in peril, whale, california news
  • Environmentalists worry that constant noise from huge commercial ships may interfere with whale communication.
  • Environmentalists worry that constant noise from huge commercial ships may interfere with whale communication.
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animal, animals in peril, endangered species, san francisco bay, whale, news
  • Environmentalists worry that constant noise from huge commercial ships may interfere with whale communication.
  • Environmentalists worry that constant noise from huge commercial ships may interfere with whale communication.
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animal, animals in peril, endangered species, san francisco bay, whale, assignment 7