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.
The Center for Coastal Studies reports that a large cluster of endangered right whales is feeding in the Cape Cod Bay.
The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered large whales in the world.
A female right whale and her calf were spotted off the coast of Plymouth on Sunday.
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.
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.
Dozens of endangered whales are taking up residence in Cape Cod Bay.