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Scientists Use Sounds to Identify Right Whales

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Scientists Use Sounds to Identify Right Whales

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When it comes to looking for whales, sometimes hearing is believing. According to a research paper published recently in Biology Letters, the whale calls heard near a historic whaling ground east of southern Greenland were indeed those of Eubalaena glacialis — the endangered North Atlantic right whale. This photo was taken under a NOAA Fisheries scientific research permit. Admire wildlife from a distance, for your safety and their protection

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