• Whale necropsy reveals intestinal obstruction

    PORTSMOUTH, Va. (AP) — Researchers say a whale that died in the Elizabeth River had ingested a piece of plastic that perhaps prevented it from eating. A necropsy performed Friday also found a large hematoma…

  • Whale sighted in Elizabeth River

    CHESAPEAKE, Va. (AP) — The Coast Guard is asking boaters to avoid a whale that’s been sighted in the Elizabeth River. A Coast Guard advisory says a 35-foot to 45-foot whale was reported Monday in…

  • 15 million-year-old whale skull excavated in Va.

    A 15 million-year-old whale skull has a new home at a Maryland museum after its employees recovered it near Stratford Hall, Va.