Whale saved from brink of extinction

Eastern Pacific Gray Whale is back from the brink of extinction thanks to a community programme to protect it.

Last updated: 06 Apr 2014 07:28
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Once nearly hunted to extinction, the Eastern Pacific Gray Whale is back from the brink due to a programme to protect it involving a local community.

Nearly a thousand calves have been born in the warm waters of San Ignacio Lagoon in Mexico in the few months since the initiative began.

Al Jazeera's David Mercer visited a breeding ground in Baha, California to find out more.



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