Cetacean specialists Annie Van Dinther and Sofia Merino love taking Nat Hab guests for close encounters with huge, gentle gray whales in the lagoons of Baja’s Pacific coast each winter. This second installment of their three-part series looks at the gray whale’s time in Mexico, where they migrate annually to warm, sheltered bays to breed and birth their calves. Learn about whale mating and infant care as Annie and Sofia share stories from San Ignacio Lagoon accompanied by extraordinary photos that show just how near we sometimes get to inquisitive mothers and babies.
Originally presented April 9, 2020
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