Archive for March, 2009

Dynamite not an option this time

Monday, March 9th, 2009

According to Oregon state officials, dynamite is not an option being considered for how to dispose of a 40-foot fin whale carcass that washed up on an Oregon beach over the weekend. The carcass came to rest on an easily-accessible beach just a few miles north of where a giant sperm whale corpse washed up […]

Whale perishes on Oregon Coast

Saturday, March 7th, 2009

The Sei fin whale observed struggling in the surf along the Oregon Coast on Friday, March 6, 2009, is believed to have died and washed up close to where officials lost sight of it late Friday afternoon. Update: Biologists now believe that the 5040-foot whale that died along the Oregon Coast was, in fact, an […]

Whale struggling on Oregon Coast

Friday, March 6th, 2009

A whale, possibly entangled in the line from a crab pot, is struggling in the surf near Florence, OR. Officials believe it is a