North Atlantic right whale

With a critical threshold of a population estimated at less than 500 individuals, this species is the most threatened in the world due to the intensive hunting that had been practised for centuries.

Are the Basques responsible for the decline of North Atlantic right whales?

The North Atlantic right whale is one of the most endangered of the large whales: no more than 350 remain. It is thought that Basque whaling in the Gulf of St. Lawrence and off the coast of Labrador i...

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