April 22, the Gray
Whales Count site (#7) in California had tallied 25 calves. "It
is more than last year at this time," said Michal H.
Smith, "but last year was a disaster. In 2007, we counted
less than half as many calves as the year before." Read
21 News entry and tell why Mr. Smith is still hopeful
for the 2008 calf season: