North Atlantic right whale with calf

North Atlantic right whale with calf

The Georgia coast is a central calving spot for North Atlantic right whales; however, last year, no new calves were spotted there, and that caused great concern about the species. Only about 400 right whales are left in the entire world. 

Things are looking up this year: four, possibly five, calves have been spotted along the Florida and Georgia coasts so far this season.

"On Second Thought" host Virginia Prescott speaks with Clay George.

Clay George is among those monitoring the numbers. He's a wildlife biologist with the Georgia Department of Natural Resources and he joined "On Second Thought" via Skype.


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