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Flickr reveals longest whale migration

Communal photo sharing site, Flickr, has allowed researchers to discover the longest migration by a whale yet recorded. Ten years ago a female humpback whale swam from Brazil to Madagascar,…

Humpback whale population is recovering

Humpback whale population is recovering Humpback whale population is recovering mongabay.com May 21, 2008 The number of humpback whales in the North Pacific Ocean has increased substantially since international and…

Evolution of whales challenged

Evolution of whales challenged Origin of whales challenged mongabay.com December 19, 2007 Modern whales appear to have evolved from a raccoon-sized creature with the body of a small deer, according…

Only 150 vaquita remain

Only 150 vaquita remain Only 150 vaquita remain mongabay.com November 19, 2007 Only 150 individual vaquita, the world's smallest cetacean, remain, according to a new study published in Conservation Biology.…