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Spy-hopping During the Rescue

Picture by: Dave Withrow Picture taken on: February 1st, 1988

Tags: whale gray Alaska operation breakthrough 1988

One of three gray whale trapped by sea ice outside of Barrow, Alaska 1988. This event inspired a new film called Big Miracle which was released in February 2012. This photo was scanned from slides at the National Marine Mammal Lab in Seattle.

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