Right Whales Return to Cape Cod Bay

The North Atlantic Right Whale | Photo posted by Lauren Packard (Source: NOAA), Flickr.com

Cape Cod Times: North Atlantic right whales, endangered to the point that researchers fear they could be functionally extinct within a quarter century, have returned to Cape Cod Bay.

Researchers with the Center for Coastal Studies on Tuesday recorded 14 of the whales during the year’s first aerial survey for them in waters around the Cape. Researchers in boats spotted at least one more, according to center officials.


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