Marine rescue group warns boaters of wayward whale

LOS ANGELES (AP) - A marine rescue group is urging boaters to steer clear of a 20-foot wayward whale hanging out in the marina on its way up the coast for its annual migration.

The California gray has been exploring the busy harbor at Marina del Rey for the past two weeks. The whale recently ventured out into the Santa Monica Bay, but returned to the manmade marina's shallow waters.

The Marine Animal Rescue is concerned about the recreational boat traffic in the marina and is working with the Coast Guard to broadcast alerts.

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