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Tsaa yadi: Seal pup gets name, will return to Juneau

...Fawcett said, laughing. "'Tsaa yadi' - it means 'baby seal.' If you want to give him a cute name, call him 'Flipper.'"Tsaa yadi is housed at the Alaska SeaLife Center in Seward, the NOAA release stated. He'll remain there until he...

http://juneauempire.com/local/2014-05-29/tsaa-y%C3%A1di-seal-pup-gets-name-will-
Local
My Turn: No flip-flopping on flipper

This week, the lame-duck Congress could be the scene of a sneak attack on a strong moral value felt across the land....

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/112204/opi_20041122014.shtml
Opinion
Photo: Flipping out over early Greeks

Nathaniel Buck, 12, left, and Mircea Brown, 12, race each other in the flipper race Tuesday at Dzantik'i Heeni Middle School. Social studies classes at the school's Alder House started the academic year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/091003/loc_toga.shtml
News
Living with Captain Ahab

...since Christmas. To allay my vanity a "flipper" tooth was fabricated to fill in the...mirrors, I have succeeded in leaving my flipper out most of the time. While this is fine...diligent about reminding me to wear my flipper when we go out in public. My kids are...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092009/nei_495157317.shtml
Neighbors Digest

...these items will need to be removed from this site by March 5 or they will be removed by the airport. Darth Vader meets Flipper at library A fully-suited SCUBA diver from the Alaska SeaLife Center will demonstrate the equipment and techniques the center...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/022704/nei_neighborsdigest.shtml
Neighbors
Sea reptile fossils found near Eureka

...visits to the site in the Talkeetna Mountains last summer, May retrieved rocks containing vertebrae, a possible portion of a flipper and other ancient bone embedded in rock. A much larger piece remained lodged in the earth. May hopes to return next year...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/092302/sta_fossils.shtml
News
Killer whales and contaminants in Alaska

...provide a way for one whale to detect subtle changes in the position of an adjacent animal as it initiates a turn. Or, if a flipper moved down, the contour of the adjacent belly patch might be altered in a way that communicated the change quickly to another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061600/Com_wild.html
Comm
State briefs

...found a huge gash in the left side of the whale and a cut behind its pectoral flipper. The cut behind the flipper may have severed the muscle, rendering the flipper useless, making the whale unable to swim and possibly causing it to drown...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/030802/sta_briefs.shtml
News
Gray whales put on show near Barrow

...splotchy mounds of black-and-white whale flesh. The small whale's short show ended with a side roll. A shiny, black flipper hung in the air, like a goodbye wave. Then it swam away as a four-wheeler roared up the sandy beach. "That was pretty...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/090506/sta_20060905022.shtml
News
Juneau Empire Story Archive

...provide a way for one whale to detect subtle changes in the position of an adjacent animal as it initiates a turn. Or, if a flipper moved down, the contour of the adjacent belly patch might be altered in a way that communicated the change quickly to another...

http://www.juneauempire.com/stories/061600/Com_wild.shtml

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