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Death of Keiko

Death of Keiko

On December 12, 2003, Keiko, one of the most famous killer whales in the world, died of pneumonia in a ...

Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

Tragedy of the Whaleship Essex

On November 20, 1820, the American whaling ship Essex was rammed by a sperm whale and sunk. The incident inspired ...

Operation Breakthrough

Operation Breakthrough

On October 7, 1988, a hunter reported three gray whales trapped in pack ice near Point Barrow, Alaska. The rescue ...


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