Gray Whales Make a Comeback

Written by on March 4, 2013 in Marine Life, Whales & Dolphins

It isn’t often that articles about whales have happy endings, but this one does.

Check out this segment from NBC’s Nightly News about Pacific gray whales – whales that have faced extinction at two different times but have now made a comeback that is boosting tourism in California.

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Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus).

Gray Whale (Eschrichtius robustus). Photo credit: Merrill Gosho, NOAA.

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About the Author: Emily Tripp is the Publisher and Editor of She holds marine science and biology degrees from the University of Miami's Rosenstiel School of Marine and Atmospheric Science and a Master of Advanced Studies degree in Marine Biodiversity and Conservation from Scripps Institution of Oceanography. When she's not writing about marine science, she's probably running around outside or playing with her dog. .


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