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Rare Blue Whales Seen Swimming Off Palos Verdes Coast

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The waters off Palos Verdes are attracting some special guests these days. This morning, two blue whales were spotted swimming, and experts say they are likely there because there's plenty for them to eat there.

"The mother and her calf were seen swimming in the area around 11 a.m." Wednesday, according to ABC7, who were able to capture the whales on camera.

According to scientists, there are only about 2,000 blue whales in the world. Recently, Dan Salas of Harbor Breeze Cruises says he's spotted up to 20 in a single day. The coastal waters off Palos Verdes and Long Beach are clean, and contain lots of krill for the whales to enjoy.

Boaters and whale watchers are also enjoying seeing the beautiful blue whales in the area, too.