January 2, 2011

Researchers Seeing More Right Whales off SC Coast

WCIV, By Brian Troutman

CHARLESTON, S.C. (WCIV) -- Researchers tracking a nearly extinct right whale population have good news to report from South Carolina's coast.

So far this year, more whales have been spotted -- five.

Researchers with EcoHealth Alliance monitor the whales from planes. The organization is in a partnership with the South Carolina State Ports Authority to monitor the migration of the whales to warmer water.

Five is a good number for researchers given that in the same time period in 2009 only one whale was spotted...

Read the full WCIV news article
here (includes video)
Photo Credit: EcoHealth Alliance
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