SAN DIEGO (CNN/KFMB) - Passengers aboard a whale-watching tour boat are leaving their experience with a whale of a tale.
A pod of about 20- to 25 gray whales appeared just off the coast of San Diego last week.
A couple visiting from Oklahoma City took these amazing photos of the gentle giants of the sea.
The Birch Aquarium executive director said it's normal to see a lot of whales around this time of year.
It's mating season for the whales as the migrate down to Baja California.
Local marine experts say this might be the largest group of whales ever seen in the area.
If the fee was enacted as planned in the New Starts application, the expected $555 million in revenue would almost double the amount of taxes and fees motorists currently pay to the state through gas taxes
Ronald Nored, guard for the Butler University basketball teams that went to back-to-back Final Fours in the NCAA Tournament, has already landed his first coaching gig. The former Bulldog will lead the Brownsburg High School Bulldogs.
The university announced Blue III, also known as Trip, on Thursday. He was born Dec. 23 in Indiana. The university's current live mascot, Blue II, remains with the school.