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File. Bowhead whale observed off the coast of Orleans, MA in 2012. (PCCS image under NOAA Permit #14603)

Rare Bowhead Whale Sighting Reported In Cape Cod Bay

Researchers have identified a bowhead whale in Cape Cod Bay – the second time in recorded history the animal has been seen so far south in the Atlantic Ocean.

04/19/2014

File (PCCS Image, NOAA Permit #14603)

Dozens Of Endangered Right Whales Return To Waters Off Cape Cod

The Center for Coastal Studies reports that a large cluster of endangered right whales is feeding in the Cape Cod Bay.

04/12/2014

Right Whales spotted off Plymouth (CBS)

Right Whales Back In Cape Cod Bay

The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered large whales in the world.

04/29/2013

A right whale mother and her calf were spotted off Plymouth on Saturday. (PCCS image under NOAA permit #14603)

Right Whale Mother And Calf Spotted Off Plymouth

A female right whale and her calf were spotted off the coast of Plymouth on Sunday.

01/12/2013

Hypothermic sea turtles at New England Aquarium. (Photo courtesy: WBZ-TV's Kate Merrill)

2012 Could Be A Record For Sea Turtle Strandings In Cape Cod Bay

The brisk rate at which the cold-stunned turtles are washing ashore this year has packed a local rescue hospital and threatens the regional strandings record.

12/08/2012

North Atlantic Right Whale (AP File Photo)

Record Number Of Right Whales Spotted In Cape Cod Bay

A record number of North Atlantic right whales have been spotted off Massachusetts, prompting state officials to warn boaters to stay clear of the endangered animals.

04/21/2011

Right Whales

Endangered Right Whales Spotted Near Massachusetts Shores

Dozens of endangered whales are taking up residence in Cape Cod Bay.

04/15/2011

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