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[*] posted on 2-16-2017 at 04:21 PM
SAN IGNACIO current whale report?


Heading to SI lagoon next week. Wondering if anyone has a current report on
number of whales in the lagoon. Has it been a good season? Have the whales
started leaving yet? Any info is appreciated.
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[*] posted on 2-16-2017 at 04:48 PM


I read on one of the Mexican news sites that the whale population in general is down 40% this year due to unusually cold water in the Pacific & that whales have headed farther south to warmer water.
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[*] posted on 2-16-2017 at 06:16 PM


Yes the numbers are down a bit this year but that is normal as it is cyclical...some years the numbers are up like the last few years and some years they are down. I dont buy the cold water theory as whales feed in very cold waters. They come to Mexico to give birth to the calves in the lagoons in the warmer waters...and they are doing just that so they haven't headed further south.

We are having a fantastic season at Laguna Ojo de Liebre....lots of friendly whales every day and I figure there are probably over 1,500 with lots of babies. They did arrive a bit later this year so may leave a bit later from the lagoons.




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[*] posted on 2-16-2017 at 07:11 PM


Shari has the best whales.:cool:



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[*] posted on 2-17-2017 at 01:58 PM


The best whales have Shari. They know a friendly human too!
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[*] posted on 2-17-2017 at 02:23 PM


She is the "Mother of Whales"



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[*] posted on 2-17-2017 at 02:43 PM


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