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From TheJournal.ie A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour Sowerby's Beaked Whale

A beaked whale has been spotted trapped in Wicklow harbour

The Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said it is unlikely the whale will survive.

From TheJournal.ie Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy' Deep Cover This post contains videos

Beluga whale found in Norwegian waters 'may have been trained by Russian navy'

The whale was wearing a harness bearing the words “Equipment of St. Petersburg”.

From TheJournal.ie Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru LAND TO OCEAN

Fossil of prehistoric four-legged whale discovered in Peru

Scientists say the creature measured about 13 feet in length and could likely walk and swim.

From TheJournal.ie Activists say latest case of whale washing ashore on west coast of Ireland is a 'concern' Streedagh Strand

Activists say latest case of whale washing ashore on west coast of Ireland is a 'concern'

A local councillor in Sligo said appropriate measures will be taken to investigate the matter and remove the whale.

From TheJournal.ie 'A little unusual but nothing sinister': 40 foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Co Galway Mace Head

'A little unusual but nothing sinister': 40 foot sperm whale carcass washes ashore in Co Galway

Three sperm whales washed up this year, the Irish Whale and Dolphin Group said.

From TheJournal.ie Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach Philippines

Starving whale found dead with 40kg of plastic in its stomach

The animal died from starvation and was unable to eat because of the rubbish filling its stomach.

From TheJournal.ie 'Incredibly unusual sighting': Concerns for beluga whale lost in river Thames Far From Home

'Incredibly unusual sighting': Concerns for beluga whale lost in river Thames

The whale, which would normally be found in the Arctic, was first spotted yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark Misunderstood

Cracking the mysteries of the elusive, majestic whale shark

A group of scientists spent several weeks diving with whale sharks in the Galapagos Islands.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Giant whale washes up on iconic beach in Rio de Janeiro Free Willian

Pictures: Giant whale washes up on iconic beach in Rio de Janeiro

“I’ve never seen one so close, I would have liked to have had the chance to save it,” said one local resident.

From TheJournal.ie Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park End Of An Era This post contains videos

Last killer whale born in captivity arrives at SeaWorld park

The mother, 25-year-old Takara, was already pregnant when SeaWorld announced it had stopped breeding orcas.

From TheJournal.ie Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies Orca

Tilikum, SeaWorld whale that killed trainer, dies

The whale was profiled in Blackfish, a 2013 documentary that helped sway popular opinion against keeping killer whales in captivity.

From TheJournal.ie This could be the first humpback whale sighting of 2017 Tailgating A Whale

This could be the first humpback whale sighting of 2017

“I clicked just in time.”

From TheJournal.ie The mystery of 'stinky whale' had people talking at the world whaling conference Bottom Feeders

The mystery of 'stinky whale' had people talking at the world whaling conference

For the people of Chukotka in Russia’s Far East, it’s no laughing matter.

From TheJournal.ie Public advised to stay away from dead whale beached at Killiney Risk Of Infection This post contains images

Public advised to stay away from dead whale beached at Killiney

The whale was spotted floating off the coast yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie This strange-looking Arctic whale has popped up in Irish waters for the first time Whale-y Far From Home

This strange-looking Arctic whale has popped up in Irish waters for the first time

The public are being asked to keep their eyes peeled for the elusive animal.

From TheJournal.ie "I could try some ... maybe": Tokyo tries to reel in tourists with whale meat festival Dark Meat

"I could try some ... maybe": Tokyo tries to reel in tourists with whale meat festival

Not many of them are biting, though.

From TheJournal.ie Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale California This post contains videos

Watch: Kayakers 'almost crushed to death' by humpback whale

“It’s all fun and games until someone gets jumped on.”

From TheJournal.ie How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time Holey Show

How many whales and dolphins can you count in one day? It's All Ireland census time

Grab the binoculars, a raincoat (or depending on what our unpredictable weather does, some sunscreen) and head for the coast.

From TheJournal.ie "We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go" Make A Wish

"We believed that he was the strongest boy in the world; we did not want to let him go"

145 children had their wishes granted last year.

From TheJournal.ie First ever pictures of Arctic beluga whale in Irish waters (well, it has been a bad summer) Holey Show

First ever pictures of Arctic beluga whale in Irish waters (well, it has been a bad summer)

The whale hasn’t been spotted since 1988 – and this is the first image of a beluga in Irish waters.

From TheJournal.ie 19 of the most stunning images from Google Street View... underwater Fishies

19 of the most stunning images from Google Street View... underwater

Under the sea, you and me.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Crowds gather as massive sperm whale washed ashore in California Beached

Pictures: Crowds gather as massive sperm whale washed ashore in California

Biologists and vets have now arrived at the site to begin the arduous process of cutting up the carcass for removal.

From TheJournal.ie Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale' Deep Pockets This post contains videos

Hollywood is chipping in to help find 'the world's loneliest whale'

The whale uses a frequency no other whale can hear.

From TheJournal.ie Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip Splashing

Pics: These cool Hook Head dolphins will (almost) make you want to take a dip

The water off the coast of Ireland is full of them around this time of year and they seem to be in very good form.

From TheJournal.ie Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection) School's Back

Kerry humpback whales to appear on BBC tonight (and --- believe it or not --- there's a Charlie Haughey connection)

Footage of the stunning mammals was captured around the Blaskets and Dingle Bay last summer. The resulting film is set to air over two nights this week.

From TheJournal.ie In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach Beached This post contains images

In pics: Tourists and residents try to save massive stranded whale on Nicaragua beach

Unfortunately they were unsuccessful and had to give up as the sun went down.

From TheJournal.ie There's plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year's Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout... Holey Show

There's plenty of Humpbacks out there, but this year's Whale Watch day was a bit of a washout...

Around 1,500 people turned out all over Ireland’s coasts yesterday to squint through the mist and try and spot some elusive cetaceans.

From TheJournal.ie Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea Lucky Shot

Irish Air Corps capture amazing video of rare fin whale leaping out of the sea

Fin whales are the second largest animals on the planet.

From TheJournal.ie A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance Clet

A new 'solitary' dolphin's moved to Irish waters... swimmers are being urged to keep their distance

Clet, who originated in French waters, is described as a “non-social solitary dolphin who does not seek out and engage with swimmers”.

Killer whale does uncanny impression of boat motor sound

According to a crew filming the whale, this was an attempt at communication.

From TheJournal.ie Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach Keel This post contains images

Pictures: Locals flock to see 20 metre fin whale washed up on Achill beach

The mammal was stranded on Christmas Eve.

Horrifying exploding whale gets a Miley Cyrus remix

Still just as gross. But with more nudity.

Man gets slapped by a huge humpback whale

It’s not something a lot of people can claim.

Rare sabre-toothed whale found dead on California beach

The mammal is rarely seen in the wild.

From TheJournal.ie Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath Open Water

Army called in to help whale beached in Co Meath

The mammal was successfully refloated. Sadly, another whale also washed ashore today has died.

From TheJournal.ie Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies Whale

Whale beached in New York neighbourhood dies

The endangered fin whale was found in the Breezy Point neighbourhood of Queens yesterday.

From TheJournal.ie New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists Rare

New Zealand beaching proves rarest of whales exists

The spade-toothed beaked whale is so rare that nobody has seen one alive.

It's the Friday in the middle of August. So here's a slideshow of whales Friday Slideshow This post contains images
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