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Have you Gone Blue Whale Watching Yet? If There Ever was a Time, It is Now
After hearing about the extraordinaire amount of blue whales feeding off coast this year, Heal the Bay's staff, including head honcho Mark Gold checked it out this past Sunday. The results were stunning.
"Sunday morning was beyond incredible. If you haven’t gone out to see the Blues, shame on you," he exclaimed on his blog. "There is no way humanly possible to witness a more satisfying natural event in the Bay. We started seeing spouts within a half mile offshore. The boat was only a mile from the coast when we found ourselves surrounded by the magnificent mammals."
They saw around 30 whales, including a humpback, and all while staying three miles from the Redondo harbor. "I’ve lived here my entire life. This is the first time anything like this has ever happened in the Bay during my lifetime," he said.
The Blue Whales appear off the coast every August and September, so you may still have a chance to see them this month, says Gold. "To see such an epic feeding display from the largest animals in Earth’s history is amazing. To see it in our own backyard with Palos Verdes and the South Bay in the background is an experience of a lifetime. Don’t miss out!"
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