Right Whale Sighting Unusual For Kodiak Island Waters

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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