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A dead Orca killer whale on a beach. (File photo from Wikimedia Commons)

Orca Found Dead On Marin County Beach

A 18-foot orca that had suffered a head wound was found dead on a beach in the Point Reyes National Seashore last week, a National Park Service spokesman said Monday.


Klamath River whale

Gray Whale Stranded In NorCal River Dies

A 45-foot gray whale that’s been stranded in Northern California’s Klamath River for more than a month has died after beaching on a sandbar.

CBS San Francisco–08/16/2011

dead blue whale

Dead Pregnant Whale Washes Ashore In San Mateo County

Investigators have determined a pregnant blue whale whose carcass washed ashore at Bean Hollow State Park over the weekend likely died after colliding with a ship, a park ranger said Wednesday.

CBS San Francisco–10/06/2010

People gather around a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Monday. (CBS)

Whale Being Buried At Ocean Beach After Washing Ashore

A 50-foot whale that could be a member of an endangered species is being buried at San Francisco’s Ocean Beach Tuesday after its body washed onshore on Monday morning.

CBS San Francisco–09/21/2010

People gather around a dead whale at Ocean Beach in San Francisco Monday. (CBS)

Dead Whale Surfaces On San Francisco’s Ocean Beach

A dead whale has surfaced in the Bay Area for the second time in a week, prompting an environmental group to recommend lower speed limits for ships entering the bay.

CBS San Francisco–09/21/2010

A dead whale appears on the bow of a ship at the Port of Oakland Thursday. (CBS)

Ship Hits Whale, Drags It To Port Of Oakland

An inbound ship struck a whale and dragged it all the way to the Port of Oakland Thursday morning, a U.S. Coast Guard spokeswoman said.