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Spring 2015
Gray Whales are amazing and enormous creatures with adults growing to the size of a bus, up to 50 feet long and 40 tons. These magnificent creatures undertake a remarkable annual migration covering as much as 12,000 miles, the longest migration of any mammal on earth. Gray Whales are commonly sighted during the twice-annual migrations along the Oregon Coast and they are often seen nearly year-round along some portions of the coast.
Oregon's Wandering Whales
You'll have one whopper of a fish story if you take the time to watch for the magnificent Gray Whales passing the Oregon Coast during one of their twice-yearly migrations. With a "whoosh" that can be heard from a half mile away, a Gray Whale the size of a city bus exhales a spout of mist that lingers in the......[read more]
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