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Monthly Archives: January 2011

Only 300-400 in Existence: North Atlantic Right Whales

A team of state and federal biologists assisted a severely entangled North Atlantic right whale off the coast of Daytona, Fla., yesterday. The team successfully removed more than 150 feet of ropes wrapped around the whale’s head and fins, and cut portions of entangling ropes that remain on the animal. “We were very concerned about […]
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