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Whale Tales Podcast Whale Tales

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    • 5.0 • 19 Ratings

Bringing you stories, news, fun facts, and more about whales, dolphins and porpoises.

    Episode 070-Gladis

    Episode 070-Gladis

    Happy Orca Action Month! We are celebrating all month long on the Whale Tales Podcast with four special episodes each highlighting a specific Orca (or OrcaS) from around the world with a truly terrific tale. Today we are wrapping things up with the currently very famous Gladis-or should we say Gladises?







    Show Notes:







    – Killer whales of the Strait of Gibraltar, an endangered subpopulation showing a disruptive behavior by Ruth Estebn et al







    –Iberian Orca Catalogue

    • 12 min
    Episode 069-Port and Starboard

    Episode 069-Port and Starboard

    Happy Orca Action Month! We are celebrating all month long on the Whale Tales Podcast with four special episodes each highlighting a specific Orca (or OrcaS) from around the world with a truly terrific tale. This week we are talking the notorious Port and Starboard!







    Show Notes:







    –Confirmation of the occurrence of a second killer whale morphotype in South African waters







    –Direct observation of killer whales preying on white sharks and evidence of a flight response







    –Killer whales eating white sharks in Mossel Bay, South Africa

    • 12 min
    Episode 068-Old Thom

    Episode 068-Old Thom

    Happy Orca Action Month! We are celebrating all month long on the Whale Tales Podcast with four special episodes each highlighting a specific Orca (or OrcaS) from around the world with a truly terrific tale. Today we have a short and sweet episode about Old Thom (not to be confused with last week’s episode about Old Tom).







    Show Notes:







    –Old Thom Returns (CBC News July 2023)







    –A Magnificent Encounter with Old Thom! – 9/16







    –Old Thom is seen in Cape Cod June 2024

    • 6 min
    Episode 067-Old Tom

    Episode 067-Old Tom

    Happy Orca Action Month! We are celebrating all month long on the Whale Tales Podcast with four special episodes each highlighting a specific Orca (or OrcaS) from around the world with a truly terrific tale. First off we have Old Tom and his pod “The Killers of Eden.”







    Show Notes:







    -Eden Killer Whale Museum

    • 9 min
    Episode 066 – Joëlle De Weerdt & Humpbacks in Nicaragua

    Episode 066 – Joëlle De Weerdt & Humpbacks in Nicaragua

    The Whale Tales Podcast is back with another amazing guest Joëlle De Weerdt from Association ELI-S who is here to tell us all about humpbacks in Nicaragua and the research she is doing on them for her PhD. If you want to hear us loose our minds about humpbacks (again, probably not for the last time) this is the episode for you!







    Show Notes:







    –Association ELI-S Website







    –Instagram







    –Facebook







    –Joëlle’s Instagram

    • 47 min
    Episode 065-Erin Gless from Pacific Whale Watch Association

    Episode 065-Erin Gless from Pacific Whale Watch Association

    Super exciting episode this month with an incredible guest Erin Gless, executive director of Pacific Whale Watch Association! We dive deep (fun puns!) into the history and mission of the PWWA and the work it does in the Salish Sea plus TWO Fun Flipper Facts!????







    Show Notes:







    Pacific Whale Watch Association: https://www.pacificwhalewatchassociation.com/







    PWWA Social Media Handles:

    Facebook: Pacific Whale Watch Association

    Instagram: @pacificwhalewatch

    Threads: @pacificwhalewatch

    Twitter/X: @ThePWWA







    PWWA 2023 Sightings & Sentinel Actions Report







    A Unique Humpback Encounter: https://whale-tales.org/a-unique-humpback-encounter-10-19/

    • 1 hr 5 min

Customer Reviews

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19 Ratings

19 Ratings

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Informative and fun

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