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Cruise Ship Confirmed As Killer Of Humpback Whale

"The National Park Service has confirmed that it was a cruise ship that killed an endangered pregnant humpback whale in Alaska's Glacier Bay N.P says the Anchorage Daily News 9/26. The whale, which died "instantly" when its skull was crushed, was found floating within park boundaries and has been the subject of a "criminal investigation." The NPS refused to name the cruise line or "say if charges would be filed." (Excerpt from the email newsletter, GREENLines, Thursday, September 27, 2001, Issue #1475 From The Endangered Species Coalition,

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