Rare whales spotted off Madagascar coast


Rare whales spotted off Madagascar coast
 

Scientists recently spotted record numbers of one of the world’s rarest whales off the coast of Madagascar.
New England Aquarium scientist Salvatore Cerchio and a team of scientists made 80 individual sightings of the mysterious Omura’s whales in November 2015, the aquarium said Thursday.
Despite being 33 to 38-feet-long, the whales have remained relatively elusive, and until last October had never been filmed in the wild, according to a statement from the New England Aquarium.
The whales were discovered a little over a decade ago, and little is known about the Omura's whales or how many... read more

 
3 March 2016 in Hot News, Views: 19
Source: Usa Today
 


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