Thursday, January 08, 2009

Right Whale in the Azores!!!

A North Atlantic right whale was seen in the Azores for the first time in over a hundred years!!!

Below is a map showing the typical distribution of the North Atlantic Right Whale (map courtesy of the Canadian Whale Institute and the New England Aquarium):



Compare this to the location of the Azores (roughly 2200 miles from the U.S. East Coast):

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