Some articles on whales, whale:

Captive Killer Whales
... Captive orcas, or killer whales, are large predatory marine mammals that were first captured live and displayed in exhibitions in the 1960s, and soon became ... and the social groups that the killer whales are put into are foreign to those found in the wild ... The practice of keeping killer whales in captivity is controversial ...
List Of Mammals Of Sweden - Whales, Dolphins and Porpoises - Family: Ziphiidae
... North Atlantic Bottlenose Whale Hyperoodon ampullatus DD Sowerby's Beaked Whale Mesoplodon bidens DD Cuvier's Beaked Whale Ziphius cavirostris LC ...
Sperm Whaling - History
... Historically, whaling took a heavy toll on sperm whale populations ... Prior to the early 18th century, very little hunting of sperm whales took place, mostly by indigenous people of Indonesia ... far from 1712, Captain Christopher Hussey, while cruising for Right Whales near shore, was blown offshore by a northerly wind, where he encountered a school of sperm whales and killed one ...
South Pacific (TV Series) - Episodes - 3. "Endless Blue"
... begins in the tropics, where a white sperm whale calf stays close to its mother ... Essex, with its whalemen stranded in their lifeboats after a sperm whale attack is used to illustrate the difficulty of surviving in the open ocean ... Some, including short-finned pilot whales, can dive to great depths to hunt squid ...
List Of Captive Orcas - Individual Orcas - Unna
... Unna lived with her mother, father, siblings, and other whales at her birthplace in Orlando for the first six years of her life ... Antonio because the park only had three whales at the time two males who were fighting over one female ... She currently lives with four other whales, Kyuquot (Ky), Sakari, Takara, and Tuar ...

Famous quotes containing the word whales:

    America loves the representation of its heroes to be not just larger than life, but stupendously, awesomely bigger than anything else. If blue whales built statues to each other they’d be smaller then these.
    Simon Hoggart (b. 1946)

    Though once there were more whales cast up here, I think that it was never more wild than now.
    Henry David Thoreau (1817–1862)