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Puget Sound scientists rescued this whale. Now they need your help finding it.

The fish-ecology division of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) is asking for the help of boaters or whale watchers to find the gray whale, whose gender and age is unknown, so scientists can check its health and if any fishing line or floats remain stuck, according to a news release from the agency.

U.S., Canada to investigate right whales deaths

Marine authorities in the U.S. and Canada said Friday they will marshal resources to try to find out what’s behind a string of deaths of endangered North Atlantic right whales.

Texas family says teen killed himself in macabre ‘Blue Whale’ online challenge that’s alarming schools

Fifteen-year-old Isaiah Gonzalez was a soon-to-be sophomore who just joined the ROTC program at his high school. But on July 8, Gonzalez’ father Jorge stepped into his son’s bedroom in their San Antonio, home. Isiah was dead, hanging from the closet, an apparent suicide. Next to his body was a cellphone propped up on a shoe, broadcasting the suicide, according to KSAT.

Study: Orcas’ failed pregnancies linked to scarce food

Improving salmon runs could help the endangered killer whales that frequent the inland waters of Washington, according to a new study that found the orcas cannot find enough fish to eat and that’s causing them to have pregnancy problems.