Gray whale swims 14000 miles and into the record books

April 16, 2015 4:35 AM

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The study was coordinated by the International Whaling Commission, with funding provided by Exxon Neftegas Limited, the Sakhalin Energy Investment Company, the U.S. Office of Naval Research, and OSU’s Marine Mammal Institute.

A western North Pacific gray whale tagged with satellite tracking devices was observed making an almost 14,000 mile round trip from Russia to Mexico and back, breaking all records for longest recorded migration by a mammal.

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