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Primary school regrets joining ‘Adopt-a-Whale’ scheme

Well intentioned youngsters found their philanthropic instincts curbed forever yesterday as a fully grown blue whale was delivered to the playground of Sacred Heart Primary School in Duffield, Derbyshire, squashing the empty nursery annexe and frightening youngsters with its struggle to adapt to the confined space of the nature corner.

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Posted: Oct 1st, 2014
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Whales ‘stressed’ by slow rural broadband speeds

Whales and Dolphins are becoming increasingly stressed and agitated at the lack of availabilty of superfast broadband connections in their locales. For decades scientists have known that cetaceans have communicated over long distances, but only recently has their eager adoption of the internet come to naturalists’ attention.

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Posted: Feb 13th, 2012
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Whale gives birth listening to CD of humans shouting at each other

‘We’d tried the sound of gently lapping waves, birdsong and Beethoven’s Pastoral Symphony and none of it was helping the mother whale in the slightest.’

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Posted: Nov 5th, 2007
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