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Right Whale Sighting Unusual For Kodiak Island Waters

By | January 5, 2012

Last month, two Kodiak Island sisters were taking photos of humpback whales near their home in Uganik Bay. Beth and Amy Pingree are part of a whale observation and sighting network and they noticed something unusual. They weren’t looking at a humpback. They sent pictures and detailed descriptions to Kate Wynne who is a marine mammal specialist. Wynne identified it as an endangered North Pacific right whale.

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