By Dan Shapley
The wayward whales that captured the nation's attention when they were found far up the Sacramento River 10 days ago are showing signs of stress. Humpback whales are saltwater creatures, and these injured whales would heal faster in the Pacific. Scientists and whale lovers have been trying to nudge them downriver
, so far without great success. A national audience will continue to root for the reuniting of the unlikely celebrities with the sea, according to a story in the May 23 Los Angeles Times.