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A dead blue whale that washed up onto the shores of a Canadian fishing community weeks ago is dissected for scientific research. Vanessa Johnston reports. Video provided by Reuters

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AP (Aug. 1, 2014) — A rare whale fossil has been pulled from a Southern California backyard. The 16- to 17-million-year-old baleen whale fossil is one of about 20 baleen whale fossils known to exist. (Aug. 1) Video provided by AP
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Reuters (Jan. 11, 2014) — A whale carcass washes ashore in Boca Raton, Florida, where officials are investigating its death. Nathan Frandino reports.
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Sperm Whale Causes a Big Splash in Norway

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AFP (Aug. 9, 2013) — A sperm whale has been causing a splash in the Norwegian town of Oygarden, just outside Bergen. The creatures rarely comes so close to shore, but the 15-meter long whale spent much of Thursday swimming around in a bay, to the delight of spectators.
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