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Whaling Walls, the name given to the murals of Robert Wyland, are life-size paintings of the world's whales. The smallest, at the National Zoo, measures 30 by 15 feet and used 50 gallons of paint. The largest, in Long Beach, CA is ten stories tall, 1225 feet in diameter, and used 7000 gallons of paint.

Wyland's Whaling Walls

1. Laguna Beach, California Gray Whale and Calf - 1981
2. Dana Point, California Young Gray Whale - 1982
3. Rancho Palos Verdes, California Spyhopping - 1984
4. White Rock, B.C. Canada The Gray Whale Family - 1984
5. Seattle, Washington The Orcas of Puget Sound - 1984
6. Honolulu, Hawaii Hawaiian Humpbacks - 1985
7. Vancouver, B.C. Canada California Gray Whales - 1985
8. Del Mar, California Orcas - 1985
9. Oahu, Hawaii First Voyage - 1986
10. Orlando, Florida Manatees - 1986
11. Orlando, Florida First Born - 1986
12. Laguna Beach, California Laguna Coast- 1987
13. Vancouver Island(?)- A-5 Pod - 1987
14. Funabashi, Japan Sperm Whales - 1987
15. Oahu, Hawaii Dolphins Off Makapuu Point - 1988
16. Mission Beach, California Orcas Off Point Loma - 1989
17. Osaka, Japan Bottlenose Dolphins - 1989
18. Nice, France Sperm Whales of the Mediterranean - 1989
19. San Diego, California Forbidden Reef - 1990
20. San Diego, California Gray Whale Migration - 1990
21. Tacoma, Washington Washington Orcas - 1990
22. Yamagata, Japan Orca Heaven - 1990
23. Bundaburg, Australia - 1990
24. Sydney, Australia - 1990
25. Detroit, Michigan Humpbacks - 1990
26. Marathon Keys, Florida Sperm Whales and Florida Keys Reef - 1990
27. Marathon Keys, Florida Minke Whales - 1990
28. Kapoa Kauai, Hawaii A Time for Conservation - 1991
29. Kapoa Kauai, Hawaii Humpbacks Off the Pali Coast - 1991
30. Maui, Hawaii Maui Humpback Breaching - 1991
31. Redondo Beach, California Gray Whale Migration - 1991
32. Taiji, Japan Whales - 1991
33. Long Beach, California Planet Ocean - 1992
34. Oracle, Arizona Ocean Biosphere - 1993
35. Portland, Oregon Orcas of the Oregon Coast - 1993
36. Portland, Maine Whales Off the Gulf of Maine - 1993
37. Portsmouth, New Hampshire Isle of Shoals Humpbacks - 1993
38. Boston, Massachussetts Stellwagon Bank Humpbacks - 1993
39. Providence, Rhode Island Finback Whales - 1993
40. New York, New York Inner City Whales - 1993
41. New London, Connecticut The Great Sperm Whales - 1993
42. Philadelphia, Pennsylvania East Coast Humpbacks - 1993
43. Wildwood, New Jersey Humbacks Off the Jersey Coast - 1993
44. Wilmington, Delaware Delaware Marine Animals - 1993
45. Washington D.C. Dolphins, Small-tooth Whales - 1993
46. Baltimore, Maryland Extinct Atlantic Gray Whales - 1993
47. Norfolk, Virgina Humpbacks Off the Virginia Coast - 1993
48. Wilmington, North Carolina Coastal Dolphins - 1993
49. Myrtle Beach, South Carolina Right Whales Off the Carolina Coast - 1993
50. Atlanta, Georgia Atlanta's Right Whales - 1993
51. Sarasota, Florida Florida's Dolphins - 1993
52. Key West, Florida Florida's Living Reef - 1993
53. South Padre Island, Texas Orcas Off the Gulf of Mexico - 1994
54. Anchorage, Alaska - Alaska's Marine Life - 1994
55. Vancouver, British Columbia - Orcas A-30 Subpod - 1994
56. Vancouver, British Columbia - Vancouver Island Orcas - 1994
57. Seattle, Washington - Leap of Faith - 1994
58. Seattle, Washington - Orcas Off the San Juan Islands - 1994
59. Newport, Oregon - Gray Whales Off the Oregon Coast - 1994
60. San Francisco, California Spyhopping Gray Whales - 1994
61. San Francisco, California Grays Off California Coast - 1994
62. Los Angeles, California Celebrating Gray Whales - 1994
63. Los Angeles, California Life-size Blue Whales - 1994
64. San Diego, California San Diego Migration - 1994
65. Mexico City, Mexico Friendly Grays Off San Ignacio - 1994
66. Mexico City, Mexico Free Keiko - 1994
67. Honolulu, Hawaii Earth Day Hawaii - 1995
68. Laguna Beach, California Pacific Realm - 1996
69. New Orleans, Louisiana The Blues Whales - 1997
70. Toronto, Ontario Heavenly Waters - 1997
71. Apple Valley, Minnesota Our Ocean Family - 1997
72. Milwaukee, Wisconsin Whale Commuters - 1997
73. Chicago, Illinois The Windy Whales - 1997
74. Indianapolis, Indian Orca's Passage - 1997
75. Cleveland, Ohio Song of the Whales - 1997
76. Detroit, Michigan Whale Tower - 1997
77. Toronto, Ontario Eye of the Whale - 1997
78. Miami, Florida Florida's Marine Life - 1998
79. Los Angeles, California Malibu's Marine Life - 1998
80. Salt lake City, Utah World of Ocean Life - 1998
81. Niagara Falls, New York Atlantic Humpback Whales - 1998
82. Dallas, Texas Ocean Life - 1999
83. The America's Cup yacht "Abracadabra" Race to Save the Ocean - 1999
84. Auckland, New Zealand - 1999
85. Honolulu, Hawaii Honolulu's Whaling Wall - 1999
86. Homosassa Springs, Florida - 2000


Milwaukee's whaling wall fell victim to freeway expansion in 2006.

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