Right Whales Arrive Early in Cape Cod Bay

photo by Nancy Garrity-Ruffo
photo by Nancy Garrity-Ruffo

The Cape Cod Times reports that Massachusetts marine fisheries authorities are urging boaters to be on the lookout for North Atlantic right whales in Cape Cod Bay, as the marine mammals are appearing earlier in the season than usual. Right whales typically arrive in large numbers in late April, but a recent aerial survey by the Center for Coastal Studies revealed some 85 animals have already moved into the waters of Cape Cod Bay.

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