A pod of six to eight blue whales — the biggest animals on Earth — has been feeding in the Catalina Channel off Point Fermin this week, a story in the Daily Breeze says. They are apparently gorging on krill and delighting boaters and whale-watch captains. The new Breeze website design, by the way, is a big improvement.
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