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Learn about Gray Whales! Links to Gray Whale Facts!

  • Gray Whale, American Cetacean Society

    acsonline.org/fact-sheets/gray-whale/
    American Cetacean Society

    Discover fascinating facts about gray whales including size, feeding habits, distribution, and status.

  • ACS/LA Gray Whale Census and Behavior Project

    acs-la.org/GWCensus.htm

    American Cetacean Society

    This long-term study is the best source for daily updates on gray whale and other marine mammal sightings in Southern California.

  • Gray Whale, National Geographic

    animals.nationalgeographic.com/mammals/gray-whale

    National Geographic Society

    Learn all you wanted to know about gray whales with pictures, videos, photos, facts, and news from National Geographic.

  • Gray Whale, NOAA Fisheries

    fisheries.noaa.gov/pr/species/mammals/whales/gray-whale.htm

    NOAA Fisheries/National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration

    Find out gray whale information on size and description, distribution, status, and conservation.

  • Gray Whale, DOSITS

    dosits.org/galleries/audio/marinemammals/baleenwhales/graywhale/

    Discovery of Sound in the Sea

    What do gray whales sound like? Visit DOSITS website to hear a recordings of a gray whale vocalization.

  • Gray Whale, The Marine Mammal Center

    marinemammalcenter.org/education/marine-mammal-information/cetaceans/gray-whale.html

    The Marine Mammal Center

    Learn natural history information about gray whales.

  • Gray Whale Migration, Oregon State University

    mmi.oregonstste.edu/graywhalemigrationstudy

    Oregon State University, Marine Mammal Institute

    Learn more about a research study on the gray whale migration along the Oregon Coast.

  • WWF – Gray whale

    worldwildlife.org/species/gray-whale

    World Wildlife Fund for Nature

    The gray whale undertakes one of the longest migrations of any animal. This site provides an overview of threats and conservation concerns for the gray whale along its migration route.

    Gray Whale Research Blogs

    sanignaciograywhales.org/research/research-blog

    Laguna San Ignacio Ecosystem Science Program

    Explore the world of the gray whales of Laguna San Ignacio in Baja California, Mexico through research blogs on underwater acoustics, photo identification, and why these particular whales are “curious” about people.

    Links for Kids:

  • Gray Whale, Enchanted Learning

    enchantedlearning.com/subjects/whales/species/Graywhale.shtml

    Enchanted Learning

    A kid-friendly page with drawings, images, sounds, and all kinds of facts and activities about gray whales.

  • The Kid’s Times: Gray Whale

    nmfs.noaa.gov/pr/pdfs/education/kids_times_whale_gray.pdf

    NOAA’s National Marine Fisheries Services

    Kids can discover all kinds of facts about gray whales including what they eat, how big they get, and where they live.

     

  • Journey North: Gray Whales

    learner.org/jnorth/gwhale/index.html

    Journey North

    This website highlights the fascinating migration of gray whales including an interactive annual cycle of the gray whale migration.