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An endangered mother whale, tangled up in a rope for months, gave birth to a new calf. The Georgia Department of Natural Resources said the black whale, also known as a right whale, and dubbed Snow Cone by the agency, was first spotted in March 2021 in Cape Cod, Mass. At the time, “several disentanglement attempts were made” and the rope trailing behind Snow Cone was “successfully shortened.
An exceedingly rare and mysterious whale species recently found to live only in the Gulf of Mexico faces big threats from some big industries.But it wasn’t a cargo ship or an oil spill that killed the only Rice’s whale scientists have been able to study up close. It was done in by a tiny piece of trash.
The Dauphin Island Sea Lab has released a post-mortem findings statement on the sperm whale that was euthanized after becoming stranded in Mobile Bay. A post-mortem exam of the sperm whale that stranded in Mobile Bay late last year showed signs of chronic malnourishment. This finding suggests that the whale likely had not eaten during the weeks or even months before stranding. The post-mortem exam, also called a necropsy (animal autopsy), was conducted under MMPA/ESA permit no.