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Eye on Nature: Observing Gray Whales’ Historic Migration

Eye on Nature: Observing Gray Whales’ Historic Migration

By Ellen Girardeau Kempler   In his 1841 travelogue, “Two Years Before the Mast,” sailor Richard Henry Dana described seeing gray whales for the first time, on their migration south to Mexico: “For the first few days…we watched them with great interest–calling out ‘there she blows!’ every time we saw the spout of one breaking […]