Southern Right Whale Recovery Could Take Decades, Study Finds

This week, whale watchers went bananas over sightings of about 250 northern right whales in the plankton-rich waters around Cape Cod. The pods represented half of the total population of these critically endangered cetaceans, one of the world’s rarest animals. Now, in the first assessment┬ásince the end of the 19th century whaling era, the British …