Whale Watch

Unraveling the secret lives of whales may help keep them from dying out.

By Emily Sohn, 00:00 AM March 15, 2005

It doesn't matter how seasick people may feel. When a whale appears, nothing else matters, says whale researcher Steve Palumbi. "Everyone—from 5 to 95 years old—rushes to the side of the boat."

"Whales have that effect on people," Palumbi adds. He's a biology professor at Stanford University.

Steve Palumbi is a marine biologist at Stanford University who studies whales.

Steve Palumbi is a marine biologist at Stanford University who studies whales.

Stanford University

It might be their gargantuan size, their beautiful and haunting songs, which can travel underwater ...

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