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Orca – Older Moms are Better Moms

February 4, 2009 / No Comments

My wife just gave birth to a baby girl, sorta. Our little girl turned 1-year old last week. My wife is, um, on the older side. But, don't tell her I said that. If she (my wife) were a whale, she could take heart from the report by the Northwest Fisheries Science Center in Seattle. But, then if my wife ...

China Buys Two Whales from Japan

September 16, 2008 / No Comments

An aquarium in China bought two whales from Japan. [gallery] I like animals, don't get me wrong. But, do I want to tackle a whale, roll him and her over to find their, um, parts, then get sperm from the non-sperm whales, however that might done, then find Miss Whale and inject her with Mr. Whales juice. Nope, not me. Uh uh. ...

Japanese Say Whales are Losing Blubber

September 1, 2008 / 1 Comment

The Japanese have been claiming all along that they have been doing research on the whales, not just hunting for dinner for a football team for a month. A study has come out that says the whales are losing their blubber because ocean resources have been dwindling. Japan conducted "lethal research" on 6,779 whales, about two-thirds were killed and some were pregnant. The ...

Rare Albino Southern Right Whale Calf (PICS)

August 27, 2008 / No Comments

[gallery] A rare albino southern right whale calf was spotted at West Australia's Finder's Bay. Makes sense to find the calf in Finder's Bay, eh? The calf is about 2 months old and has the name "Wilgi Ma Nung" which very unoriginally means "white whale" in the local Wardani Aboriginal language. I mean, why not call him/her "Spot?" Whale watchers say "Spot" ...