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SEARCH FOR THE RIGHT WHALE New England Aquarium

SEARCH FOR THE RIGHT WHALE

New England Aquarium

Published May 11th 1993
ISBN : 9780517578445
Hardcover
36 pages
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 About the Book 

So named because 19th-century whalers considered it the best, or right, whale to catch and kill, the North Atlantic right whale was thought to be almost extinct. Then in 1981, a team of researchers discovered a previously unknown colony of rightMoreSo named because 19th-century whalers considered it the best, or right, whale to catch and kill, the North Atlantic right whale was thought to be almost extinct. Then in 1981, a team of researchers discovered a previously unknown colony of right whales. The Search for the Right Whale describes the teams discovery and study of the whales and how its work has helped protect the species. Full-color photos.