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Hundreds of whales found dead in Chile

More than 300 whales have been found washed up in a remote inlet in Patagonia in southern Chile in one of the largest die-offs on record, researchers said Tuesday.

One of Sea Shepherd’s missions in Costa Rica: Protecting whales

This year, for the first time, the international conservation group sent a research vessel to help Costa Rican authorities protect humpback whales (Megaptera novaeangliae), which migrate annually to the shallow waters of Costa Rica’s southern Pacific coast to birth and raise their young.

Pile of whale puke will auction for upwards of $10,000

Ambergris, named for the Latin phrase for "gray amber" (which admittedly sounds better than "cetacean chunks"), is really good at making scents stick to human skin.

Giant wave overturns whale watching boat in Uvita

A boat carrying 32 tourists for a whale watching tour overturned Monday when a 6-foot wave crashed against the side of the boat, the Red Cross confirmed to The Tico Times. The tourists were mostly Costa Ricans on holiday for Independence Day.
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