Monday, April 18, 2011

{Update} Surprise mom/calf in the Northeast!

The 2011 breeding season is now up to 21 new right whale calves born, with the latest addition making a surprise appearance up in the Northeast! Egno 1123 either gave birth further north than usual or escaped detection by the intensive aerial survey effort on the Southeast breeding grounds. The new mother and calf pair were detected by the Northeast Fishery Science Center aerial survey on April 7th.

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