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Banner year for gray whale calves

Marine observers spotted 431 pairs of mothers and calves swimming north to the Arctic this year, the National Oceanic Administration’s Southwest Fisheries Science Center reported. That count translates to an estimated total of 1,500 to 1,600 calves born in Baja lagoons this year, said researcher Wayne Perryman, although he said he hasn’t crunched the final numbers. Read more here 10:58