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  1. Lifestyle - Travel - FIELD TRIP

    Now here's something to spout about

    Posted Sep 02nd 2012, 12:00am by Helen Leavey

    ... Helen Leavey familypost@scmp.com Now here's something to spout about Have you ever been eyeball to eyeball with a humpback whale? I have. I even dreamed about it later that night. It was such a unique experience. All the more amazing for the fact tha ...

  2. Tilikum

    Posted Mar 03rd 2010, 12:00am by Chris King

    ... Compiled by Chris King Tilikum is an orca. Some aquariums in other countries have orcas, just like Ocean Park has dolphins. Tilikum lives at SeaWorld in Orlando in the United States. Tilikum made headlines last week when he killed his trainer. What happen ...

  3. the big blue

    Posted May 21st 2009, 12:00am by Staff Reporter

    ... We have fantastic prizes to give away in our quizzes. The exciting exhibition runs from this Saturday to May 31 biggest ever The path of these gentle giants Blue whales are the biggest animals ever to live. They are also the loudest, and may be able to co ...

  4. Plea for sightseers to give whale space

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

    ... Martin Wong The humpback whale that strayed into Hong Kong waters this week in an unprecedented visit was showing signs of leaving to resume its northern migration, an expert said yesterday. But Samuel Hung Ka-yiu said the whale could become confused agai ...

  5. Efforts to save whale prove futile

    Posted Jul 22nd 2003, 12:00am by Alex Lo

    ... Park's director of zoological operations Suzanne Gendron said experts had initially given the 9.7-metre-long whale a 50-50 chance of survival, but soon realised it had grown too weak to survive. ...

  6. Whalers cry foul over attempts to end slaughter as 'research' kill continues

    Posted Jun 23rd 2007, 12:00am by Julian Ryall

    ... Julian Ryall With a deft flick of his wrist, Hideo Tabata wipes the razor-sharp blade of his short knife on the back of his gloved hand, leaving vivid smears behind. He uses the point to indicate the whale's liver lying on the floor of the dock-side ...

  7. Six of the best...Places to watch whales

    Posted Feb 29th 2004, 12:00am by Graham Holliday

    ... Graham Holliday Kaikoura, New Zealand Head to Kaikoura in New Zealand for an excellent chance of seeing 20-metre sperm whales. Sperm whales are thought to be super-intelligent because they have the largest brains in the world. Kaikoura also sees humpback ...

  8. The costs of freedom

    Posted Dec 26th 2003, 12:00am by Jean Nicol

    ... Jean Nicol Humans are inherently social animals, and they form cultures in order to meet their social needs. The problem, from a psychological point of view, is that modernity appears to have short-circuited some of the effectiveness of traditional cultur ...

  9. In blue whales' wake

    Posted Jul 23rd 2012, 12:00am

    ... Joyee Chan In April, whale watchers off Sri Lanka's southern coast were greeted by an unsettling sight: the lifeless body of an 18-metre-long blue whale. Its nearly severed tail was floating in the water. From its injuries, it was obvious that Earth& ...

  10. Whale sightings

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

    ... Cameron Dueck Off the port bow! That's something we've been shouting out nearly every day lately. As Silent Sound has pointed her bow west and begun crossing the Gulf of Alaska, we've seen several whales surfacing near the boat. They look l ...




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