Latin American Herald Tribune | 6/5/2009 12:00:00 AM
Hundreds of Whales Arrive to Calve in Colombia’s Pacific Waters
Jun 05 -- Hundreds of whales have begun arriving in the warm waters off Colombia’s Pacific coast to mate and prepare to birth their calves, following a journey of up to 17,000 kilometers (more than 10,560 miles), the Environment Ministry said in a new report.
The arrival of these cetaceans also draws large numbers of tourists to observe species such as the Blue, Bryde’s, Minke and Humpback whales, which remain in the region until the end of November.
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