In this photo provided by Oregon State University, a western gray whale surfaces off the northeast coast of Sakhalin Island in the Sea of Okhotsk on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 in Russia. U.S. and ... more 
In this photo provided by Oregon State University, a western gray whale surfaces off the northeast coast of Sakhalin Island in the Sea of Okhotsk on Wednesday, Sept. 15, 2010 in Russia. U.S. and Russian researchers are tracking a 13-year-old male western Pacific gray that has made it more than halfway across the Bering Sea, reaching shallow continental shelf waters, said Bruce Mate, director of Oregon State University's Marine Mammal Institute. less 
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Associated Press | Photo By Oregon State University, Craig Hayslip
Tue, Jan 18, 2011 10:13 PM EST