US A stranded orca was freed from a rocky coastline in Alaska after being stuck for hours
attacked, harassed and injured by a bear, a man rescued by helicopter in Alaska
© Handout It is here, between between Kotzebue and Name, in Alaska, that the man was blocked, surrounded by a bear. AFP Photo / US Coast Guard attacked, then harassed in his camp with a bear, a man has been rescued by a coastguard helicopter in Alaska, announced these in a press release . During their flight between Kotzebue and noun, two villages of the west-western Alaska, "the crew observed a sign SOS above a cabanon" in a minor camp before a man makes them a sign. ground.
An orca that became stranded on a rocky beach in Prince of Wales Island, Alaska, Thursday morning was freed with the help of the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (NOAA) and sailors who happened to be nearby.
The stranded killer whale was first discovered on the rocks by a nearby vessel, the Steadfast, according to NOAA, who "authorized them to use a seawater pump to keep the whale wet and any birds away," NOAA spokesperson Julie Fair told CNN.
Hillicon Valley: Amazon employees petition company to investigate discrimination allegations | ACLU calls for investigation into Alaska official over tweets | Electric cars to outsell combustion vehicles by 2036
Welcome to Hillicon Valley, The Hill's newsletter detailing all you need to know about the tech and cyber news from Capitol Hill to Silicon Valley. If you don't already, be sure to sign up for our newsletter by clicking HERE. Welcome and Happy Friday! Follow our cyber reporter, Maggie Miller (@magmill95), and tech team, Chris Mills Rodrigo (@millsrodrigo) and Rebecca Klar (@rebeccaklar_), for more coverage. Amazon employees are pushing for the tech giant to investigate allegations of discrimination, with hundreds of employees taking a stand after multiple lawsuits and company leadership seeming to agree to look into their concerns.
The boat crew kept an eye on the whale until a NOAA officer and Alaska Wildlife Troopers arrived.
"At times during the stranding, the killer whale was vocalizing and other killer whales were spotted in the vicinity," Fair said.
The orca finally refloated as high tide came in Thursday afternoon, according to NOAA. Bay Cetology, a Canadian conservation group, was able to determine it was aand identified as T146D.
Fair said NOAA is examining photos and video of the killer whale to determine if it was injured. The animal was beached less than a day after anhit off the coast of Alaska, but NOAA does not believe that caused the killer whale to become stranded.
Rihanna Rocks Hotpants on Date Night With A$AP Rocky: See the Pic!
The fashion-forward star couldn't have looked cooler.The "Love on the Brain" singer put her long legs on display in a pair of denim hotpants, which she paired with a flaming blouse by Vetements. RiRi left the top unbuttoned, showing off a Missoni bikini top underneath. She finished the look with a colorful Fendi purse, black heels and sunglasses.
A TikTok user who goes by the name Aroon Melaneshowing people helping keep the orca wet until NOAA arrived and said the whale was able to swim free once the tide returned.
"We heard there was a beached killer whale so we went to go find it. NOAA gave permission to keep the orca wet and protected from animals until they could arrive," Melane says in the video. "We were working on getting a hose and pump to work. In the meantime, we used buckets to keep the orca wet. The orca started getting more lively after we put water on it."
The killer whale was stuck for about six hours, she added.
This is not the first time a Bigg's killer whale became stuck on rocks, according to Bay Cetology.
"Our research on this specific topic published last year shows that all killer whales live stranded along the west coast of North America in the last 2 decades have been of the Bigg's ecotype and all of them survived, sometimes with a little help,"
Tsunami warning issued for parts of Alaska after 8.2 quake
PERRYVILLE, Alaska (AP) — A tsunami warning was issued for parts of Alaska after a large earthquake struck the peninsula. The U.S. Geological Survey said the quake was magnitude 8.2 and hit 56 miles (91 kilometers) east southeast of Perryville, Alaska at about 8:15 p.m. Wednesday. The quake was about 29 miles (46 kilometers) below the surface of the ocean, according to USGS. The US National Tsunami Warning Center issued warnings for South Alaska and the Alaska Peninsula, from Hinchinbrook Entrance, 90 miles (144.84 kilometers) east of Seward, to Unimak Pass, and for the Aleutian Islands, from Unimak Pass, 80 miles (128.
Transient killer whales hunt sea lions, according to the. They can often find themselves live stranded "in pursuit of prey," a adding that while human help isn't always needed, it can often save the lives of the killer whales as well as their family bonds.
It is unclear how the orca became stranded or whether it was hunting seals when it got stuck.
6 dead after sightseeing plane in Alaska crashes .
The pilot and five passengers from a cruise ship were aboard the float plane that crashed near Ketchikan on Thursday.Everyone on board the de Havilland Beaver was killed in the crash in the Misty Fjords area, the U.S. Coast Guard said.