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Conservationists Follow Madagascar’s Humpback Whales Via Satellite Tags For First Time

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Conservationists Follow Madagascar’s Humpback Whales Via Satellite Tags For First Time
(July 23, 2013) For the first time, humpback whales in the waters of Madagascar are being tracked via satellite in the quest to learn more about the travels of these marine mammals. During the last week of July and the first week of August, an international research team from CETAMADA (Madagascar), University of Paris (France), Instituto Aqualie (Brazil), and Wild- life Conservation Society (USA and Madagas- car) succeeded in affixing satellite tags to 12 adult whales in the waters of Saint-Marie Island...

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