What can one find within the body of a whale?
It’s spring in Sitka Sound and everybody is talking about whales. It’s a calm and sunny day, and a group of Sitkans travel out to Kruzof, a volcanic island west of town, to help necropsy a humpback whale. Tools and sample bags are neatly arranged on a tarp and Dr. Lauren Wild takes control of the group. Wild is a UAS researcher and fisheries professor, and yes, you can call her Dr. Wild.Read more