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  • Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast

    Kayaker has Close Encounter with Blue Whale off SoCal Coast
    A kayaker has posted video of a very close encounter with a blue whale off the coast of Redondo Beach. The video, posted on YouTube, shows the blue whale surfacing incredibly close to the kayaker. The whale was also feeding right next to the kayak. The...
  • 'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape

    'Eye-to-Eye' Blue Whale Encounter Caught on Tape
    DANA POINT, Calif. (KTLA) -- A group of whale watchers are still reeling with excitement after an up-close-and-personal experience with a blue whale off Dana Point. The encounter was captured on video during a whale watching trip Friday afternoon with...
  • SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows

    SeaWorld fights for future of killer-whale shows
    Nineteen months after an animal trainer was killed by one of its killer whales, SeaWorld Parks & Entertainment heads to court next week to fight for the future of its iconic Shamu shows. SeaWorld is challenging the results of a federal investigation...
  • VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales

    VIDEO: Surfer Has Close Encounter with Humpback Whales
    SANTA CRUZ, Calif. (KTLA) -- One surfer got a little too close for comfort to some huge humpback whales off the coast of Santa Cruz, and a camera was rolling while it happened. In the video posted to YouTube, two humpback whales surface with mouths...
  • 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...
  • Blue Whale Off Dana Point Looks a Lot Like 'Jaws' (VIDEO)

    Blue Whale Off Dana Point Looks a Lot Like 'Jaws' (VIDEO)
    DANA POINT, Calif. (KTLA) -- It sure looked like a shark, but it was actually a blue whale that was spotted off the coast of Dana Point. The whale, nicknamed 'Scratches' by the crew at Dana Wharf Sportfishing, entertained whale watchers over the weekend....
  • 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...
  • Alaska Drilling: From 'Hell No!' To ... 'Ok'

    Alaska Drilling: From 'Hell No!' To ... 'Ok'
    BARROW, Alaska (CNN) -- Edward Itta, a powerful Eskimo leader, looks out at the icy Arctic Ocean stretched out under a fuzzy orange sun that refuses to set this time of year. "This is our garden," said the former mayor of the North Slope Borough, a...
  • 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...
  • Humpback whale's unusual migration is believed to be a record-breaker

     
    LONDON — It wasn't love. It could have been adventure. Or maybe she just got lost. It remains a mystery why a female humpback whale swam thousands of miles from the reefs of Brazil to the African island of Madagascar,......
  • New study suggests whales are suffering from sunburn

     
    Scientists say some whale species off the Mexican coast are showing signs of severe sunburn that may be caused by the damaged ozone layer's decreased ability to block ultraviolet radiation. The seagoing mammals would be particularly vulnerable to the sun....