Endangered Whale Experiencing Mini Baby Boom In New England Waters –
One of the world’s most endangered species of whale is experiencing a mini baby boom in New England waters.
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the rarest species of whale on the planet, numbering only around 400.
Researchers at the Center for Coastal Studies in Provincetown, Massachusetts, have announced they have seen three North Atlantic right whale mother and calf pairs in Cape Cod bay.
TWO MORE RIGHT WHALE CALVES SEEN IN #CAPECOD BAY! On 4/11/19 the CCS #rightwhale aerial survey team saw 2 more mom/calf pairs in the bay, bringing the number of calves observed by CCS this season to 3. The moms are EgNo 4180 & EgNo 3317. More at https://t.co/SvNe25Hntf pic.twitter.com/qGIa5RV7dl
— CoastalStudies (@CCSPtown) April 12, 2019
In all, seven right whale calves have been spotted in 2019.
Scientists reportedly did not spot any right whale newborns in 2018.