Beautiful drone video filmed near Dana Point, California, the Dolphin and Whale Watching Capital of the World®, during one of our daily whale watching cruises, of a mother and calf gray whale making their way south to Baja California, Mexico.
The mighty grays undertake one of the longest migrations of any mammal, traveling from Arctic feeding grounds to calving areas in Mexico, then back north again come spring. A small group of about a dozen whales pause along the way, sticking around in northern Puget Sound typically from March through May, though some arrive earlier, … Meer lezen
We use 31 years of gray whale (Eschrichtius robustus) stranding data to build on earlier work that found a positive relationship between strandings and sunspot counts. The increase in strandings under high solar activity is best explained by an effect on the sensor, not on the magnetic field itself. >> read more …
AUSTIN, Texas — Migrating animals that live in Earth’s oceans may have a closer relationship with the sun than we thought. New research shows that healthy gray whales are nearly five times more likely to strand when there is a high prevalence of sunspots, and therefore high levels of radio waves emitted from solar storms. … Meer lezen