WHALES: Fundy Right Whales begin the season with first calf off Georgia.

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Posted: December 21, 2011 – 6:04pm | Updated: December 22, 2011 – 12:53am

Photo by Florida Fish and Wildlife Conservation Commission NOAA Permit #15488

Right whale No. 1301 rests at the surface with her calf, six miles east of Jekyll Island, on Dec. 20. The calf was only a few days old and was the first calf spotted by researchers during the 2012 right whale calving season. This is Half-Note’s fifth documented calf. The mother is 29 years old. ADVERTISEMENT By Savannah Morning News Right whale No. 1301, also known as “Half-Note” because of the white pattern on her head, rests at the surface with her calf, six miles east of Jekyll Island, on Dec. 20. The calf was only a few days old and was the first calf spotted by researchers during the 2012 right whale calving season. This is Half-Note’s fifth documented calf. The mother is 29 years old.

From: http://savannahnow.com/news/2011-12-21/first-right-whale-calf-season-found-georgia-coast#.TvOv-zW5whU


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