Steve July 7, 2022

After blue whales, fin whales are the largest whales in the world — and human beings have hunted both species to near-extinction. After the ban on commercial whaling in 1976, the stocks of these long-lived, but slow-growing creatures are rebounding: researchers have witnessed large groups of up to 150 southern fin whales in their historical feeding areas — more than has ever been documented before using modern methods. Given these, Read More