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February 4, 2013 | 11:27 am

Videos: Whales, Porpoises Visit San Francisco Area

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Gray whales are migrating from Alaska to Baja California, and passing the San Francisco Bay Area along the way. Wildlife photographer David Cruz posted this video of gray whales over the weekend.     This video from SilverCTguy shows another whale sighting a couple of weeks earlier from the same location, Lands End, San Francisco: […]

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March 8, 2012 | 8:16 am

Video: Gray Whale Surfaces Near Crissy Field

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Marine scientists say there is at least one gray whale and her calf in San Francisco Bay, a rare entry. A witness report of a boat harassing the pair has been received, and NOAA is urging boaters to steer clear. Video of the whale from ABC. The whale surfaces right at the beginning and then […]

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Saga of the Klamath’s Stranded Gray Whale; Video

July 28, 2011 | 2:29 pm

Saga of the Klamath’s Stranded Gray Whale; Video

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For those following the saga of the 45-foot-long, 60 – 80,000 pound gray whale refusing to leave the Klamath River, where she’s been hanging out in full view of sightseers and other whale-wishers gawking from a Highway 101 bridge — looks like no new bright ideas have emerged to shoo her away. The latest attempt, […]

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February 14, 2011 | 11:51 am

Video: Killer Whales Hit San Francisco Bay Area

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In the benefits-of-coastal-living department, here’s something you don’t often see just 20 or so miles from office buildings and apartment houses: A pod of killer whales out in the wild. Last week a group of people on a whale-watching tour got what they paid for when they happened upon a group of a dozen or […]

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