“Amazing:” Dozens of Massive Blue whales Spotted off Northern California Coast

Source: Mercury News »

In a rare influx of the largest animals on Earth, dozens of blue whales have been spotted off the Farallon Islands over the past week, sparking excitement among scientists and a call for large ships to slow down while sailing through the area west of San Francisco.

Last Saturday over a one-hour period, researchers counted 47 blue whales around the Farallones, among the largest group of the massive marine mammals ever documented in Northern California waters since records began in 1968…

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