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Endangered blue whales returning to Alaska

by Pat Coate | June 25, 2009
"No one had seen blue whales in these waters since the end of whaling."
- Jay Barlow, NOAA scientist

Blue whales are returning to Alaska in search of food and could be re-establishing an old migration route several decades after they were nearly wiped out by commercial whalers, scientists say.

Three blue whales were spotted in the Gulf of Alaska.

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