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North Atlantic Right Whale and calf. Credits: Wikipedia

5th North Atlantic right whale sighted

On February 5th 2019, volunteers with Sebastian Inlet State Park sighted a mother-calf pair just off the beach. Photographs taken by Park Ranger, Ed Perry, confirm the mother is Catalog #4180.

Right whale #4180 is at least eight years old and this is her first known calf. The pair were observed resting and nursing at the surface.

If the whales are sighted, boaters are reminded to give them a wide bearth and not approach.

Sebastian Inlet State Park

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