Why are Right Whales Returning to Cape Cod?

North Atlantic Right Whale, NOAA photo.
North Atlantic Right Whale, NOAA photo.

An article on AeonMagazine.com examines why endangered right whales — once hunted almost to extinction — are returning to the waters off Cape Cod.

Slowly and against all odds, right whales are making a comeback, according to the article. While they numbered just 350 in the 1970s, today their numbers are over 500.

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