Whale Watching – Pico Island, Azores

The Azores archipelago is comprised of nine islands lying in the middle of the Atlantic Ocean between the US and Portugal. The Azores rank as one of the world’s top whale…

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Humpback Whale Season Starts Soon in Costa Rica

Costa Rica boasts two whale watching seasons for humpback whales. From mid-December through late February/early March, northern humpback whales migrate south to Marino Ballena National Park. From July through October,…

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Gray Whale Baby Boom in Baja Sur, Mexico

Recent censuses in Baja Sur, Mexico show that gray whale populations are experiencing a baby boom this year.  More than 1000 gray whale babies have been counted in three calving…

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Humpback Whales in Monterey Bay, California (October 2013)

For the last two months, humpback whale activity in Monterey Bay has been making headlines. Descriptors like 'feeding frenzies', 'record numbers', 'an October like no other', and 'friendly whales' were…

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