NBC Evening News for Wednesday, Nov 09, 2011
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(Long Beach, California: Miguel Almaguer) The crackdown by the Coast Guard on whale watchers off the California coast featured; scenes shown of close encounters between whales and humans. [WOMAN, kayaker Alan BRADY– comment on their encounters.] [Marine biologist Monica DEANGELIS- says they’re following food.] [Aquarium of the Pacific whale biologist Kera MATHES- notes being close to an 80,000-pound whale poses a danger to surfers and kayakers.] [Coast Guard Capt. Roger LaFERRIERE- states moving shipping lanes would decrease the risk to the whales.]
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