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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.