Photos: Blue Whales Swim Dangerously Close to Shipping Lanes

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Blue Whale Movements

Credit: Ladd Irvine, OSU Marine Mammal Institute.
Researchers, reporting online July 23, 2014, in the journal PLOS ONE, have found that the feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast cross…Read More »

major shipping lanes. Shown here, a map of an area frequently used by tagged blue whales off southern California.   Less «
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