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Monday, July 27th, 2009 | Author:  | 13,913 views - starting Aug 9/09

skinny whale what?!?

gray whale identification

a quick reference to distinguishing gray whales from other species ... click for a larger image

according to the urban dictionary, there is such a thing as “dolphin whale syndrome” … that made me chuckle …

according to biologists, however, there is also such as thing as “skinny whale syndrome” … this one’s not so funny …

skinny whale syndrome is a recent phenomenon that is being observed in pacific gray whales (Eschrichtius robustus) by fishermen, local people living near marine environments, and marine biologists … the migration, feeding, and breeding behaviours of these magnificent mammals are changing … more…

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Friday, April 03rd, 2009 | Author:  | 12,827 views - starting Aug 9/09

good job World!! … this blog entry comes a little late in the aftermath of Earth Hour 2009, but my excitement for this year’s phenomenal success has yet to subside … i must say, wow! Earth Hour made news headlines all around the world this year … according to the WWF, a whopping 3,937 cities and towns in 88 countries participated! that’s *fantastic*!! … more…