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A Closer Look (Whale Watch) #706986

ABC Evening News for Tuesday, Jul 30, 2002
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(Studio: Elizabeth Vargas) A closer look at why whales beach themselves introduced.

(Cape Cod, Massachusetts: Ron Claiborne) The return of the stranded whales to the beaches of Cape Cod, Massachusetts, featured; scenes shown of the dead & dying pilot whales. [International Fund for Animal Welfare Chris BAILEY†- comments on the whales' return.] [New England Aquarium Tony LaCASSE†- predicts a lower survival rate than yesterday.] Speculation by marine biologists on the cause for the beachings outlined. [Shedd Aquarium Ken RAMIREZ†- says the Cape Cod region may disorient the whales.] [Center for Coastal Studies Charles MAYO†- says the phenomenon has gone on for millennia.]

Claiborne, Ron;
Vargas, Elizabeth

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