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  • Timeline: Killer whale incidents at SeaWorld

    Here is a brief timeline of SeaWorld-related incidents: Sept. 30, 1987: Chris Barlow of Sea World San Diego was rammed in the stomach by a whale during a show. He was hospitalized but survived. Nov. 21, 1987: John Sillick fractured his vertebrae,...
  • Stinking Beached Whale Finally Towed from Malibu Beach

    Stinking Beached Whale Finally Towed from Malibu Beach
    MALIBU, Calif. (KTLA) -- A rotting whale carcass was pulled out to sea Saturday by a private tugboat hired by Malibu residents who were sick of the smell, officials said. The 40-foot fin whale washed ashore at Little Dume Beach on Monday, already dead....
  • From The Boathouse: Follow rules to keep whales safe

    Ahoy! Labor Day has passed and officially the summer season is over, but is it really? As I have mentioned numerous times, I find fall one of the best times of the year to be on the water enjoying our Southern California weather. The crowds are thinning...
  • David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian

    David W. Kenney dies at 77; SeaWorld's first veterinarian
    David W. Kenney, SeaWorld's first veterinarian, who played a key role in bringing the original Shamu to the San Diego amusement park as well as a gray whale believed to be the first raised by humans, died Feb. 14 in Montrose, Colo. He was 77. The cause...
  • Several features may help make camera purchase a snap

    Several features may help make camera purchase a snap
    Whether you wish you could take tons of pictures of every adorable thing your grandchildren do, or document your world travels, there are plenty of reasons to update to a new and reliable camera. If your last camera required you load a spool of film...
  • How 'Moby-Dick' helped Matt Kish reignite his passion for illustration

    How 'Moby-Dick' helped Matt Kish reignite his passion for illustration
    A couple of years ago, about the time Matt Kish turned 40, he decided his hobby was becoming laborious and unrewarding. By day he drove from his home in Columbus, Ohio, to Dayton, where he worked in a library, his title, "audio-video materials selection...
  • Whale watchers off Alaska catch humpbacks feeding as a team

    Whale watchers off Alaska catch humpbacks feeding as a team
    JUNEAU, Alaska — Capt. Jack Cadigan didn't promise we would see a fascinating process known as "bubble-net feeding" while on a 31/2-hour whale watch off Juneau. I hadn't ever seen a whole whale in the wild, so just spying one would do. We left Auke...
  • The quieter side of Provincetown

    The quieter side of Provincetown
    PROVINCETOWN, Mass. - "Provincetown?" a Boston friend, who only summers on tony Nantucket, sniffed when I mentioned my plan to visit the artist colony and fishing port at the tip of Cape Cod. "You're not going to Provincetown. It's so tacky, so hectic....
  • SeaWorld's new killer-whale show 'One Ocean' awash with inspiration

    SeaWorld's new killer-whale show 'One Ocean' awash with inspiration
    SeaWorld Orlando's new killer-whale show includes old favorites, new maneuvers on display and a message designed to inspire landlubbers. "The title itself, 'One Ocean,' says we're all in one world, the world is one ocean and we as a species can make a...
  • Shell proposes to move forward in Beaufort Sea

     
    With the BP oil well blowout in the Gulf of Mexico successfully contained, Shell Alaska announced that it has filed an application to proceed with exploratory offshore drilling in the Beaufort Sea off Alaska. The Obama administration suspendedall offshore...
  • Sea Shepherd leader Paul Watson and Ady Gil skipper Peter Bethune offer very different takes on ship's sinking

     
    WELLINGTON, New Zealand — Sea Shepherd deliberately sank its own high-tech protest boat after a January collision with a Japanese whaling ship to gain sympathy, the former skipper alleged Thursday in a public spat with the conservation group's founder....