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How Do El Nino and Weather Patterns Affect Whale Migration?

Have you ever wondered about the majesty of whales? These incredible mammals are like humans; they breathe air, have warm blood, and even have hair. You probably found them graceful and beautiful if you have ever seen them in the wild. If you visit the coasts, you may wonder about whale migration so you can…

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September 27, 2023

Capturing the Moment: Top Photography Tips for Whale-Watching Yacht Charters

A whale-watching yacht tour can provide more than just memories of nature’s beauty. Novice photographers can snap some fantastic photos with no equipment but a smartphone. Follow some easy photography tips, ensure you’re on the proper settings, and consider your background to take frame-worthy pictures on a whale-watching tour. Photography Tips for Beginners Photography is…

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August 23, 2023

Everything You Need To Know About Fin Whales: Habitat, Appetite, Vocalizations

The Whale and Dolphin Conservation Society calls fin whales the “greyhound of the sea.” These massive creatures, the second largest whale after the blue whale, are also called finners, finbacks, razorbacks, and herring whales. They’re beautiful animals with long, slender bodies that can grow up to 80 feet long. Fin whales are fast. They’re big,…

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August 22, 2023

The Endangered Status Of Blue Whales: Understanding The Threats And Conservation Efforts

Education and widespread attention to the issue has helped reinforce efforts to protect endangered species for decades. That’s why it is essential to educate anyone who is still wondering, “Are blue whales endangered?” The answer is yes, but their numbers can be replenished with the proper conservation interventions. Why Are Blue Whales Endangered? Whale oil…

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August 3, 2023

Where To See Blue Whales in San Diego: Planning a Memorable Blue Whale-Watching Experience

Blue whales are the largest animals, and they are also considered to be endangered species. Fortunately, the largest population of blue whales is off the coast of California, and blue whale watching is prevalent in San Diego. With great year-round weather and the abundance of krill off the coast, San Diego is the place to…

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July 28, 2023

The Benefits of Whale Watching Ocean Excursions for Teams and Families

Whale watching is a fun and fulfilling activity, and it is the perfect way to spend a morning or afternoon with your family, friends, or co-workers. Being out on the water and observing sea creatures in their habitat has numerous benefits, which everyone should experience at least once in their lifetime. The next time you…

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June 27, 2023

What To Bring: Your Summer 2023 San Diego Whale Watching Blue Whale Sighting Guide

San Diego, California, is one of the best places to go whale watching. You can see many whale species, such as humpback, blue, gray, fin, Bryde’s, and killer whales. Here in San Diego, we are incredibly lucky to be so close to exceptionally deep water. Just 10 miles off the coast, the depth drops to…

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June 27, 2023

Guide to Whale Watching for Seniors – Preparing for a Whale Watching Trip

It is good for seniors to stay active, and there are many whale-watching trips and bus tours for the elderly. San Diego is a great place to whale watch, as the warm waters attract various types of whales throughout the year. The whales you see depend on the time of year but rest assured; you…

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June 27, 2023

Baby Whales – How Big Are They Really?

Whales are mammals, which makes them like humans in many respects. However, they live different lives, the most obvious being that they are not land-dwelling creatures. Every species of whale is much larger than a human, even newborns. So how big are these babies, really? Some babies start as large as a full-grown African elephant!…

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April 24, 2023

How Entanglement Endangers Whales

Around 150 endangered ocean species live in U.S. waters. Several include whale species in California’s water, like gray, blue, fin, and humpback whales. A whale entangled in fishing nets or waste can become injured or drown. In this short guide, you’ll learn more about marine life entanglement and how we can solve this critical problem. …

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April 20, 2023