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#Whale

# whale - Wednesday 15 November, 2017

Pictures: Giant whale washes up on iconic beach in Rio de Janeiro

“I’ve never seen one so close, I would have liked to have had the chance to save it,” said one local resident.

# whale - Thursday 20 April, 2017

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park End Of An Era This post contains videos

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

The mother, 25-year-old Takara, was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced it had stopped breeding orcas.

# whale - Friday 6 January, 2017

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies

The whale was profiled in Blackfish, a 2013 documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity.

# whale - Thursday 5 January, 2017

This could be the first humpback whale sighting of 2017

“I clicked just in time.”

# whale - Saturday 29 October, 2016

The mystery of 'stinky whale' had people talking at the world whaling conference

For the people of Chukotka in Russia’s Far East, it’s no laughing matter.

# whale - Friday 19 August, 2016

Public advised to stay away from dead whale beached at Killiney Risk Of Infection This post contains images

Public advised to stay away from dead whale beached at Killiney

The whale was spotted floating off the coast yesterday.

# whale - Wednesday 1 June, 2016

This strange-looking Arctic whale has popped up in Irish waters for the first time

The public are being asked to keep their eyes peeled for the elusive animal.

# whale - Sunday 11 October, 2015

# whale - Tuesday 15 September, 2015

Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale California This post contains videos

Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale

“It’s all fun and games until someone gets jumped on.”

# whale - Sunday 23 August, 2015

How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It’s All Ireland census time

Grab the binoculars, a raincoat (or depending on what our unpredictable weather does, some sunscreen) and head for the coast.

# whale - Wednesday 19 August, 2015

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

# whale - Saturday 8 August, 2015

First ever pictures of Arctic beluga whale in Irish waters (well, it has been a bad summer)

The whale hasn’t been spotted since 1988 – and this is the first image of a beluga in Irish waters.

# whale - Friday 5 June, 2015

# whale - Thursday 16 April, 2015

Pictures: Crowds gather as massive sperm whale washed ashore in California

Biologists and vets have now arrived at the site to begin the arduous process of cutting up the carcass for removal.

# whale - Saturday 14 March, 2015

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale' Deep Pockets This post contains videos

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale'

The whale uses a frequency no other whale can hear.

# whale - Tuesday 10 February, 2015

Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip

The water off the coast of Ireland is full of them around this time of year and they seem to be in very good form.

# whale - Friday 6 February, 2015

From The Daily Edge This photo of a guy missing an incredible natural spectacle is going viral Sign O' The Times

# whale - Monday 5 January, 2015

Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection)

Footage of the stunning mammals was captured around the Blaskets and Dingle Bay last summer. The resulting film is set to air over two nights this week.

# whale - Saturday 15 November, 2014

In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach Beached This post contains images

In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach

Unfortunately they were unsuccessful and had to give up as the sun went down.

# whale - Monday 25 August, 2014

There’s plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year’s Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout…

Around 1,500 people turned out all over Ireland’s coasts yesterday to squint through the mist and try and spot some elusive cetaceans.

# whale - Thursday 21 August, 2014

From The Daily Edge Kayaker's encounter with a humpback whale is way too close for comfort Whale Of A Time

# whale - Saturday 2 August, 2014

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea

Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.

# whale - Saturday 7 June, 2014

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

# whale - Wednesday 1 January, 2014

From The Daily Edge Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound Orca

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

# whale - Friday 27 December, 2013

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach Keel This post contains images

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

# whale - Friday 29 November, 2013

From The Daily Edge Horrifying exploding whale gets a Miley Cyrus remix Wrecking Whale

Horrifying exploding whale gets a Miley Cyrus remix

Still just as gross. But with more nudity.

# whale - Thursday 24 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Man gets slapped by a huge humpback whale Slapped

Man gets slapped by a huge humpback whale

It’s not something a lot of people can claim.

# whale - Thursday 17 October, 2013

From The Daily Edge Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach Venice Beach

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

# whale - Thursday 20 June, 2013

Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath

The mammal was successfully refloated. Sadly, another whale also washed ashore today has died.

# whale - Thursday 27 December, 2012

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies

The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.

# whale - Tuesday 6 November, 2012

New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists

The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.

# whale - Friday 17 August, 2012

From The Daily Edge It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales Friday Slideshow This post contains images

# whale - Thursday 16 August, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock…

Baltimore whale dies RIP

Baltimore whale dies

The whale, which has been stuck at the west Cork harbour since Tuesday, took his last breath at about 11am.

Explainer: why nothing can be done for the Baltimore whale

Many of our readers have been wondering why the mammal cannot be ‘put out of its misery’. TheJournal.ie investigates.

# whale - Wednesday 15 August, 2012

‘A slow process’: nothing can be done for dying Baltimore whale

The whale was still breathing this morning but pools of blood have formed beside the pier.

# whale - Tuesday 14 August, 2012

VIDEO: Young fin whale still stuck in west Cork harbour

Experts say the beached whale may be in the final throes as it lies in Baltimore Harbour.

# whale - Wednesday 1 August, 2012

In photos: dead whale found in Australian pool Whale Fail This post contains images

In photos: dead whale found in Australian pool

The whale carcass washed up into a seawater pool at a beach near Sydney.

# whale - Saturday 16 June, 2012

From The Daily Edge Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter Objectified

Whales, legs and Big Ben - the best inanimate objects on Twitter

Tired of celebrities? Here’s what these inanimate objects have to say about the world.

# whale - Wednesday 30 May, 2012

From The42 VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race Thar She Blows This post contains videos

VIDEO: Team New Zealand swerve to avoid whale in Volvo Ocean Race

“It’s on the left, ON THE LEFT!”

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