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  1. Whale of a mystery

    Posted Jun 21st 2010, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... 160 of the mammals living off the coast of South Korea, and about 20,000 to 22,000 whales that migrate between California and Arctic waters. But they were hunted to extinction in the North ... from the North Pacific, over the top of North America through Arctic waters and down into the North Atlantic. Scientists think during the summer feeding season north of Alaska, the whale ...

  2. Whale sightings

    Posted Jul 02nd 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... to see a lot more whales this summer, and although orcas do go into the Arctic, they're not as common as some other species. Bowheads, belugas and narwhales are all Arctic residents, ...

  3. Ocean Park in hot water

    Posted Sep 07th 2010, 12:00am by Joyce Ng

    ... take them from populations which are not threatened. Belugas are toothed whales that live in Arctic waters. They are sometimes called the 'sea canary' because of their high-pitched ... and trends of these whales in the Russian Arctic. If Ocean Park wants to buy wild whales, it will have to get a special certificate from Russia to say that the whales are not endangered. ...

  4. The unicorn of the sea

    Posted Aug 01st 2011, 12:00am

    ... by Ellen Whyte Narwhals are whales. They live year round in the cold waters in the Arctic Circle. Like all whales, they are mammals. This means they are warm-blooded and give birth to live babies. Males can be 5 metres long and weigh up to 1,600kg. Females are usually 3.5 metres long and weigh around 1,000kg. They feed on fish, squid and shrimp, beneath the Arctic pack ice. ...

  5. Plea for sightseers to give whale space

    Posted Mar 19th 2009, 12:00am by Martin Wong

    ... to summertime Arctic feeding waters. 'The whale appears to be heading towards open water now. Once it is in open water, there is a high chance that it can find its migration route, continue its ...



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