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A Gray Whale Has Been Spotted in a Narrow Urban Channel in Tacoma, Washington

Local reporters are speculating the beast may be sick or hurt.
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KIRO 7 News

A news chopper flying over Tacoma, Washington, this morning spotted what looks like a gray whale, passing through a narrow and boat-cluttered urban channel called the Thea Foss Waterway.

KIRO 7 reporter Michelle Millman wondered what the gentle leviathan was doing there, positing a possible link to poor health: