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Half-ton boulder with fossilized remains is hauled up to street level by elbow grease, ingenuity, and a ropes-and-pulleys system.
The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping lanes, placing the behemoths in danger of collisions with ships.
Hunt is the first since the U.N.'s top court ordered Tokyo to stop killing the animals in the Antarctic.
The sociable whales showed up in waters not frequented by the species in 18 years.
Two of the creatures have been outfitted with GPS trackers that let researchers, and the public, check in on their daily travels.
Autopsies of the mostly calf and juvenile carcasses found the whales had experienced very poor nutrition.
Whales used to be able to taste a lot of flavors, but now can only taste salt! Why did this happen? Trace takes a look at why this change took place, and how it's not so uncommon in the animal kingdom.
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