BLUE WHALES ARE RETURNING TO THE SOUTH ATLANTIC

Blue Whales are returning to the South Atlantic

Whale numbers are rebounding in the South Atlantic ocean, in some cases dramatically, a new research team has been happy to report.

Marine scientists with the British Antarctic Survey, who have been tracking whale movements in waters surrounding South Georgia Island in the South Atlantic Ocean say that these massive mammals appear to be thriving since a near worldwide ban of whaling was enacted.

The critically endangered blue whale, the largest animal ever to have lived, received special mention as the team noted they had spotted a total of 55 individuals in the past year.

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