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North Atlantic Right Whale

One Of The World's Rarest Whales Spotted Off South Carolina

The Huffington Post | Ed Mazza | Posted 01.18.2016 | Science

One of the rarest whales in the world has been spotted off the coast of South Carolina for the first time in three years. An endangered North Atlantic...

Right Whales Left Out

Kate Mara | Posted 01.03.2014 | Green
Kate Mara

How did the right whale get its name? The answer is no laughing matter -- these whales were dubbed right whales because they were easy to hunt and float when dead, making them the "right" ones for whalers to target.

Whale Struck And Killed By Cargo Ship

The Huffington Post | Laura Hibbard | Posted 06.05.2012 | Green

Dock workers got a heartbreaking surprise when they discovered the body of a dead whale hooked onto the bow of the "Mont Ventoux" cargo ship as it arr...