Second week baby humpback whale washed ashore

Calf humpback whale, the second time this week stranded in Australia, will be euthanized because could not find his mother. In the first week baby whale was discovered on August 8 at the Gold Coast beach, the world famous resort, 80 km south of the city of Brisbane, Queensland. Ten hours calf lay on the bank until rescuers dug a ditch to release it back into the ocean. For the rescue operation saw several thousand people.

It seems that everything ended well: baby dragged to a depth, and he sailed in search of her mother. The next day near

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Oceanographers have found a whale that can mimic the human voice

October 23, 2012 0:01

MOSCOW, Oct. 22 — RIA Novosti. American and Canadian marine scientists have found the white whale in the coastal waters of the Territory of California, able to imitate the sounds of the human voice, according to a paper published in the journal Current Biology.

"Our observations show that the whale had to change the principle of his vocal cords to produce sounds similar to human speech. Such apparent effort suggests that the whale would make contact with us, "- said the head of oceanographers Sam Ridgway (Sam Ridgway) of the National Marine Mammal Foundation in

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In New Zealand, on the bank of a whale found dead

On the beach in New Zealand's West Coast region of the South Island was found dead whale with a length of about 15 meters. Beast on Saturday, September 17, found a local resident Graham Postl, writes The Nelson Mail. The man said that he had noticed the whale when riding a bicycle near the shore.

Cyclist suggested that marine mammal died while in the water, after which it was washed ashore. According to the man, the whale died shortly before he was on dry land — Postl came to this conclusion because of the whale is not an unpleasant

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