Not quite a whale doing the backstroke in your soup, it was still a rare spectacle none the same Monday when a whale and dolphins were seen playing together in front of passengers and crew on a Dana Point Harbor sightseeing boat."It was pretty amazing," remarked eyewitness Patti Soltero of Eastvale. ... More >>
You may have seen the reports on the recent giant squid invasion in Orange County waters.We included video of this from one boat operator out of Dana Harbor.Now a second has posted an eye-opening video of its own, but it's not of giant squid wreaking havoc but a "dolphin stampede."
If we could talk to the animals, learn all their languages, maybe chat up a dolphin in the sea . . . Actually, when it comes to Flipper, and with apologies to Rex Harrison, scientists truly believe they are close to swapping stories with dolphins, thanks to past acoustic
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Two marine mammals whose plights led to much nail biting by human mammals on shore have apparently returned to the open sea, hopefully unscathed.The bottlenose dolphin that had been swimming in circles in shallow water within the Bolsa Chica wetlands is believed to have left some time this weekend. ... More >>
UPDATE, APRIL 30, 9:51 A.M.: With a dolphin still swimming in circles on the inland side of PCH at the Bolsa Chica wetlands in Huntington Beach for a fourth day, animall rescue crews say they may step up efforts to return the mammal that's been nicknamed Freddie to the open sea.They came close to ac ... More >>
Most times when you set off on a Dana Pride excursion, you'll see dolphins. If you're fortunate, you'll get a glimpse of the titular character on your "whale watching cruise" receipt. Tuesday evening's passengers were treated to a blue whale mom, her calf and even a third blue whale.When Capt. To ... More >>
One of the street gangs in West Side Story was the Sharks, but those dancing fancy boys are pussies compared to the real-life Dolphins.Seemingly random acts of violence by bottlenose dolphins on porpoises have been reported in the Pacific Ocean off California. And recent marine mammal research co ... More >>