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Feeding in the Arctic

Gray whales continue to feast, eating up to 2,400 pounds of food in a day! These are their final weeks of feeding before they head south. The whales dive, scoop and swallow for four to six months to fatten for another migration and breeding season ahead.

Facts and Photos


A baby whale's mouth is open, showing the baleen.
Renee Bronner
Gray Whale Migration Map


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