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Third gray whale in 3 weeks washes up dead on Bay Area shores

A gray whale washed ashore Wednesday near Rodeo, along the San Pablo Bay shoreline not far from the Carquinez Bridge.  The whale is the third in three weeks to wash up on Bay Area shores.  "The death of a third gray whale in San Francisco Bay this year is a cause for serious concern as it speaks to the broader challenges this species continues to face in its ocean home," Dr. Padraig Duignan, chief research pathologist at the Marine Mammal Center, said in a statement.  Read more...



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