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# whales - Sunday 13 January, 2013

First whales of the year spotted off Wexford coast
# Whalewatch
# Whalewatch

First whales of the year spotted off Wexford coast

Jan 13th 2013, 8:34 PM 16,507 Views 39 Comments

Two humpback whales and five fin whales were sighted off Hook Head over the weekend.

# whales - Thursday 10 January, 2013

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice
# Whales
# Whales

PICS: Killer whales trapped in sea ice

Jan 10th 2013, 11:17 AM 15,737 Views 45 Comments

About a dozen whales are trapped in a vast stretch of ice in Quebec’s Far North, surfacing in a small opening for air.

# whales - Thursday 7 June, 2012

The 5 at 5: Thursday
# Take 5
# Take 5

The 5 at 5: Thursday

Jun 7th 2012, 4:50 PM 4,009 Views 1 Comment

5 minutes, 5 stories, 5 o’clock.

# whales - Tuesday 21 February, 2012

Dolphins deserve rights as 'persons', experts say
# Dolphins
# Dolphins

Dolphins deserve rights as 'persons', experts say

Feb 21st 2012, 5:59 PM 3,787 Views 55 Comments

Whales and dolphins’ advanced abilities and culture means they should be legally protected, a group of experts has argued.

# whales - Sunday 12 February, 2012

Nuts and takeaway: The week in quotes
# Said And Done
# Said And Done

Nuts and takeaway: The week in quotes

Feb 12th 2012, 7:00 PM 4,320 Views 1 Comment

“We’ll pay our dues in full and on time”…

# whales - Friday 10 February, 2012

'Whale slavery' case flops in court
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From The Daily Edge
# PETA

'Whale slavery' case flops in court

Feb 10th 2012, 1:30 PM 3,926 Views 19 Comments

PETA brought a lawsuit seeking to grant constitutional protection against slavery to a group of orcas in SeaWorld parks, but a judge has halted the case.

# whales - Monday 23 January, 2012

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast
# Whale Of A Time
# Whale Of A Time

First humpback whale of 2012 spotted off the Wexford coast

Jan 23rd 2012, 5:46 PM 6,098 Views 19 Comments

The humpback whale was spotted by a group of whale-watchers close to Hook Head today.