On a late spring day two years ago, veterinarian Frances Gulland perched precariously atop a large and very dead gray whale floating in San Francisco Bay. The doctor's grim task of slicing blubber from the thick skin of the 40-foot-long mammal was not made any easier by the cold chop rolling in under the... More >>>
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Courtesy of the Marine Mammal Center
Frances Gulland, head veterinarian at the Marine Mammal Center in
Sausalito, takes blubber samples from a dead whale in the San
Francisco Bay area.