FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo provided by the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute, “Varvara,” a 9-year-old female western Pacific gray whale, swims off the coast of Oregon. ... more 
FILE - In this Jan. 13, 2012 file photo provided by the Oregon State University Marine Mammal Institute, “Varvara,” a 9-year-old female western Pacific gray whale, swims off the coast of Oregon. Varvara, tracked from Russia to Alaska and along the West Coast to Baja Mexico, is on the move again, apparently preparing to cross the Pacific Ocean again. She had passed California, Oregon and Washington and was off northwest Vancouver Island, as of Saturday, March 17, 2012. She is moving about 100 miles per day. (AP Photo/OSU Marine Mammal Institute, File) less 
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Associated Press | Photo By OSU Marine Mammal Institute, File
Mon, Mar 19, 2012 8:54 PM EDT