‘Whisperer’ bid to save lost whales

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MARINE biologists in California will tomorrow resume efforts to herd a pair of injured humpback whales back to the Pacific Ocean after they strayed down the San Joaquin river delta to the city of Sacramento, almost 100 miles inland.

The plight of the whales, a mother and calf, has captivated California and was expected to draw thousands of onlookers to the levees around a murky waterway close to Sacramento