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Why was being “right” so wrong for one cetacean species?

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Due to their thick layer of blubber that makes them float when dead, the North Atlantic Right Whale was the “right” species for whalers to slaughter for easy harvesting. The whales are harvested for the large amount of oil they contain, but with only 300-350 individuals estimated to be alive the north atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered whales in the world.

 

 

 

 

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