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North Atlantic right whale researchers discover that 4 calves previously thought to be dead had survived

3 monthes ago   |   By Boston Herald

North Atlantic right whale researchers have discovered that four calves that were previously thought to be dead had actually survived.
A new study led by the New England Aquarium is providing insight into North Atlantic right whale calf survival, growth rates and the life history of this critically endangered species.
The scientists analyzed all North Atlantic right whale calves born between 1988 and 2018 and categorized the animals based on genetic samples and photo identification. The researchers focused on 13 case studies of right whales that required genetics to track their life...
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