One Cool Thing: Two New Right Whale Calves Spotted in GA/FL

Good news has been in short supply recently when it comes to the survival of one of the most endangered mammals in the U.S.  But this week, two new baby North Atlantic Right Whale calves have been spotted swimming with their mothers off the coast near the Georgia-Florida border.  With only around 350 remaining, this is great news for the struggling population.  Patrick Ramage of the International Fund For Animal Welfare said of the good news, “Baby, baby!  This is very welcome news for right whales and all the people working hard — on and off the water — to protect them. The lives of these two newborns, like the fate of their species, are now in our hands. The solutions that will save them are well within our grasp. Replacing outmoded fishing gear and reducing ship speeds where right whales are present will give these animals a fighting chance.”  Be safe, little ones!

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