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These children were in for a treat when they visited the Mystic Aquarium in Connecticut. A beluga whale kept them entertained while making faces through the window and scaring the youngsters, much to their delight. Share this on Facebook? MORE ON PAWNATION: Coast Guard Rescues Turtle Tangled in Fishing Gear Tiny Kitten Is Afraid of Moving Carpet Dogs Celebrate End of Summer With Giant Pool Party...

California's blue whale population has recovered to near historic levels, according to a new Marine Mammal Science study. Credit: Getty Creative This is the only population of blue whales in the world known to have recovered from whaling, which almost drove the species to extinction. Blue whales are the largest animals on earth, measuring nearly 100 feet in length and weighing 190 tons as adults. PHOTOS: Sharks, Marine Mammals Hang in Paradise "The recovery of California blue whales from whaling demonstrates the ability of blue whale populations to rebuild under careful management and conservation measures," lead author Cole Monnahan of the University of Washington, said in a press...

Minutes away from Manhattan, a humpback whale was captured in a photo as it tried to swallow as many fish as possible in a dramatic feeding frenzy. Credit: Getty Editorial The image, snapped by Julie Larsen Maher of the Wildlife Conservation Society, is a reminder of how important the waters off of New York are for marine mammals and other sea life. RELATED: Best Ocean Animal Photos of 2013 "Nothing can prepare you for walking along the shore and spotting the great leap and surge of a humpback whale in the distance," journalist Dave Taft wrote in a piece for the New York Times. "The magical moment is yours alone. The Atlantic knows how to keep its secrets." Taft reminds that it's ironic...

Daily GIFs: September 2, 2014

Getting through the day can be tough, but you know what makes it easier? Adorable GIFs. Check out these furry mini-flicks floating around the Internet. It's probably the cutest way to waste time and wait for the weekend. 1. Feeling kind of shy? 2. "This orange slice makes a lovely pillow." 3. Mega boop! 4. This game is postponed due to puppies. 5. "You're going down, strange enemy." Share this on Facebook? Get another dose of adorable animals:...