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Right Whales Sighted Off Bay Saint Lawrence, Cape Breton

September 7, 2013

“Been fishing over 30 years and this is the first Right Whale I”ve seen,” said Captain Cyril Fraser
of Oshan Whale Watch,  which is based in the village of  Bay St. Lawrence, Cape Breton.  A fifth generation fisherman, Cyril mostly sees Pilot and Minke whales and dolphins.
 
“The Right Whales are around 50 tons, compared to the Minkes and Pilots   which are more like 5 tons.”
 
One of our guests from Ontario, Tullio d’Angelo, provided us with a the snapshot  of the Right Whale taken off while with Captain Cyril.

             Photo by Tullio d’Angelo

According to wikipedia, the Right whales making [...]

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