Government proposes removing most of world's humpback whales from endangered species list

April 20, 2015 5:08 PM

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HONOLULU (AP) — The federal government is proposing removing most of the world's humpback whale population from the endangered species list.

National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration Fisheries wants to reclassify humpbacks into 14 distinct populations, and remove 10 of those from the list.

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