09 May 2011

Unprecedented high number of whales in Antarctica (but it's not necessarily good news).

A record-breaking crowd of humpback whales has been seen in chilly waters near Antarctica, giving researchers a unique opportunity to study the colossal creatures — not to mention a few thrills.
However, scientists warn the unprecedented whale numbers, drawn to the region for all-night feasting on their favored prey, may portend hard times ahead for the region's other residents in an ominous sign of climate change.

read the whole article by A. Mustain, Live Science

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