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Alaska whalebones find home halfway across world

KEYWORDS: whale bones whale jawbones Whitby England arch at the historic seaport Anchorage Alaska Sister Cities whalebone arch bowhead whale endangered species Miss Alaska Inupiat dance Alaska Highlanders whale oil

AUTHOR: Jane Zsabo, Anchorage Daily News

There’s been lots of jawboning in Whitby, England, lately, about jawbones from Barrow — two 16-foot, 350-pound remnants of a bowhead whale that have finally been installed as an arch at the historic seaport.

How whales, dolphins, and seals dive so deep

AUTHOR: Susan Milius

A nerve-racking effort to attach cameras to marine mammals has shown how four species dive the impossible dive.

Local Indians lure Luna out to sea

KEYWORDS: orca whale Luna whale rescue whale protest killer whales Native Canadians Mowachaht First Nation Mowachaht-Muchalaht band whales in Nootka Sound San Juan Islands killer whales San Juan Islands orcas

AUTHOR: Lisa Stiffler

Yesterday rescuers were set to help troubled killer whale find his family, but the orca had other plans

Orca (Killer Whale) Fact Sheet
Right Whale (Eubalaena) Fact Sheet
The orca is not a killer whale
Whales of controversial Makah hunt now making annual trek