Humpback whales spotted off coast of Cape Cod
PROVINCETOWN, Mass. -- Dozens of humpback whales were spotted off the coast of Provincetown on Wednesday morning.
More recently, restrictions have been put into place to make sure the whales are protected.
“The biggest threat in the past had been ship strikes, but a year ago the federal government passed a regulation to slow ship speeds up and down the eastern seaboard,” Knowlton said.
Scientists said they're encouraged about the future of the whales, who have experienced a bit of a baby boom in recent years.
The hope is that the more people see these beautiful creatures, the better the commitment to help them thrive.
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