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How Do Whales and Dolphins Sleep?

 The vast, open oceans hold many mysteries, and the sleep habits of whales and dolphins are among the most intriguing. With their impressive size and intelligence, these magnificent marine mammals face a unique challenge: How do they sleep without drowning? After all, sleep for us is a period of complete rest and unconsciousness. However, unconsciousness…

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June 1, 2024

Your Complete Guide To Whale Watching Season 2024

If you are wondering when the San Diego whale watching season is, you are in luck because there is a good chance you will see whales no matter when you visit. However, there are some things to know about whale watching, such as what times of the year you will see specific whales and what…

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May 31, 2024

Dolphin Watching in San Diego: Everything You Need To Know

There’s something truly incredible about watching animals in their natural habitat. Although dolphins are found in aquariums and zoos, catching a glimpse of them in the wild is a special occasion. Learn more about San Diego whale and dolphin watching, then plan to take a whale-watching tour to experience the thrill of seeing these creatures…

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May 31, 2024

A Complete Guide to Whale Watching Tours & Cruises in San Diego

If you are visiting Southern California, participating in a San Diego whale-watching tour is highly recommended. It doesn’t matter which month you are there, because you can see whales anytime. Before scheduling your trip, there are some things to be aware of. What is the Best Month to See Whales in San Diego? In truth,…

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May 29, 2024

What Is The Biggest Animal In The World?

Some of the largest animals on earth are the most fascinating. Hippos, rhinos, elephants, and ostriches captivate children and adults alike. It’s almost impressive to see a 9-foot bird or a 4-legged mammal that weighs over a ton. The largest animal on earth can only be found in nature. This mammal is too big to…

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May 29, 2024

The Endangered Status of Gray Whales: Understanding the Threats and Conservation Efforts

Gray whales are magnificent animals. They travel as far as 14,000 miles each year on their migratory routes from the Arctic to Central America and back. These 40-50-foot-long marine mammals used to roam all the waters of the Northern Hemisphere, but extensive whaling in the 19th and early 20th centuries brought gray whales to the…

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May 6, 2024

What Do Baleen & Toothed Whales Eat?

If you love the ocean, you probably know there are two main types of whales: baleen and toothed. As these names suggest, toothed whales have teeth, and baleen whales do not. So, how does a baleen whale eat, and what do toothed whales eat? Here’s a complete guide to help you understand more about these…

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May 3, 2024

Your Complete Guide To Humpback Whale Season in San Diego

Whales have entranced people for thousands of years. Their enormous size and unexpected grace make them a fantastic sight in the wild. Humpback whales are easy to identify from onboard a whale-watching boat, and their migration patterns bring them along the California coast from May to November. Here’s your guide to humpback whale season in…

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May 3, 2024

Dungeness Crab Season Ended Early This Year To Protect Whales in California: Everything You Need To Know

While it’s taken many years, marine mammal advocates are finally seeing a change in California’s fishing regulations. State officials have called off Dungeness crab season in California to protect humpback whales who migrate to the California coast in the spring to feed on krill and small fish. The announcement will impact both recreational and commercial…

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May 1, 2024

Resident & Bigg’s (Transient) Killer Whales: Scientists Revealed There Are 2 Species of Orcas in the North Pacific

The ocean is full of wonders, and whales are among the most majestic and mysterious creatures in the big blue. Orcas, commonly called killer whales after they prefer hunting other marine mammals, roam every ocean in the world. Up until recently, scientists have grouped all orcas into one species. That seems to be changing this…

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May 1, 2024