Blue Whales Clash With US Shipping Lanes

The feeding grounds of blue whales along the U.S. West Coast overlap dangerously with shipping lanes, placing the behemoths in danger of collisions with ships.

July 23, 2014
5:55 PM EDT
A blue whale killed by a ship collison is examined by Oregon State University researchers aboard their 85-foot vessel, the Pacific Storm. | Flip Nicklin, Minden Pictures